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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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May 30, 2017

Ed Popkie

Bruce chats with Ed Popkie of 5th Wheel Training Institute about the benefits of having heavy equipment and mechanics training especially if you live and work in rural areas. The two talk about how it can help any driving career and the benefits of taking this type of training even if you plan on getting a career driving on the highway. You can learn more about the company at www.5thwheeltraining.com  or www.5wti.com  

This episode is sponsored by Challenger Motor Freight at www.challenger.com  and Outridge Translation Services at www.outridgetranslation.com 

The Tune of the Week is Everybody Wants You by Thomas Wade off his album Blue Country Soul.Learn more about Thomas at www.thomaswade.ca