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Welcome to The Lead Pedal Podcast with Host Bruce Outridge

Trucking, Business, and Leadership for Truck Drivers

Available on the following platforms

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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 Canadian 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.

"New School Information with Old School Pride!"

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. Learn more at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com


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Truck Convoy for Special Olympics            Trucking for a Cure

The Lead Pedal Podcast episodes are released every Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 5:00am Eastern Standard Time. You can learn more about the host and show at on the "About" Page and make sure follow the podcast on social media.

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Featured Truck of the Week-Nalco

Mar 30, 2018

Bruce's Nalco Truck

Our Featured Truck of the Week is my old Nalco truck. Since we are rounding out my story I thought I would round out the month with my truck as well. This was the last carrier I was at before going out on my own as an entrepreneur and a great company to work for. I met some good friends here. Keeping then shiny is part...

Mar 27, 2018

Becoming a trucking podcaster

Bruce talks about how he went from hauling chemicals for a private carrier to supervising the fleet and some of the challenges and valuable lessons in doing so. He talks about what took him to being in charge and where he thought it would lead him in his career. Bruce also talks about how the training used in his...

Fuel tax not income tax

Mar 26, 2018

Fleet-Tax Services

Fuel tax not income tax

You may be thinking income tax at this time of year as we move into the deadline for tax seasons, but that isn’t what Fleet-Tax Services does. The name is deceiving to many but it actually means fuel tax. Every trucking company and driver on the road pays fuel tax and that fuel tax needs to be...

Featured Truck of the Week-Printer's Transport

Mar 23, 2018

Bruce's old General

I thought as the Featured truck of the Week for this episode I would showcase my old General that I used to drive for Printer's Transport. This was one of the best carriers i ever drove for with only 13 trucks. We had a good time here and I made good friends over the years. Hauling to Playboy trailer always caught...

Mar 22, 2018

T-shirts for Special Olympics Revealed

Truck Convoy for Special Olympics
Announces 2018 T-Shirt Design

The Truck Convoy for Special Olympics has announced their 2018 t-shirt designs. The designs for 2018 feature text and image of an athlete and the 50 year logo and come in a blue line drawing on black or dark coloured shirt. There is also a dark line on a...