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The Lead Pedal Podcast aims to be a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry. The Lead Pedal Podcast is a show for those in the trucking industry wanting to improve their trucking careers or businesses. What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced “Led”) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding in the industry. We are hoping this information will help you become a professional driver faster than if you didn’t know about many of these topics.

The interviews, information, features and other items that are meant to be helpful for drivers and those in the trucking industry. We are not here to wine and complain about the industry but aim to offer positive ways to create a successful trucking career. Professional truck drivers work for good carriers, good carriers treat drivers better, and pay better, therefore having good careers.

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The Lead Pedal Podcast episodes are released every Tuesday and Wednesday mornings by 5:00am Eastern Standard Time. You can learn more about the host and show at on the "About" Page.

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Mar 20, 2018

Becoming a highway driver

In the fourth part of Bruce’s career he talks about how he went from being a city driver to getting out on the highway. He talks about how he began working with highway carriers and agencies after he was laid off from a carrier he loved. He also talks about the importance of networking with others as it can help...

Trucking Cartoons and Safety Content Revises Online Store

Mar 19, 2018

Trucking Cartoons and Safety Content have renamed their online store to Bruce's Cartoons. The same content is available, but found the name was too narrow and stopping us from approaching other markets. Check out the new look and information at or

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Featured Truck of the Week-Abrams Towing

Mar 16, 2018

Abrams Towing

The Featured Truck of the Week is Abrams Towing. The goal of the featured truck is to showcase the many cool rides out there on the road and to show off the true “Pride in your ride.” That was the backbone of the industry in earlier times. No matter what you haul or where you go you can have pride in your...

Mar 15, 2018

Vince Sturge

February Topic of the Month Winner
Vince Sturge

Vince Sturge is the winner of the February Topic of the Month Contest. congrats to Vince and make sure you enter our March Topic of the Month. Congrats...

Mar 13, 2018

Trucking from furniture to freight

In this episode talks about how he transferred to freight after his owner operator experience came to an end. He talks about breaking into the freight side of the industry and some of the challenges with carriers and then settling into a pickup and delivery carrier. Learn how his driver attitude and work ethic helped...