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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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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 propel him to the top of the ranks. You can get Bruce’s book Driven to Drive at  .This is part three of Bruce’s career series.

This episode is sponsored by Trucking Cartoons and Safety ContentTrucking Cartoons and Safety Content with safety content for the trucking industry. You can learn more about the content and programs available at

The Tune of the Week is Small Town Blues by the Danny Thompson Band off their album Miles and Miles. You can learn more about the band at