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Sep 20, 2018
Driver Appreciation Starts Before You Get Hired
Bruce talks about the importance of driver appreciation right from the start. He discussed the Bus and Dump method used by some carriers and how drivers can protect themselves from this method b y doing their homework beforehand.
This episode is sponsored by Fluke Transport offering positions for owner operators and company drivers from local work to over the road. Find out more about Fluke Transport and what they have to offer at www.fluke.ca
Running by the Mile is a book for owner operators helping them start successful businesses\ for the future. You can purchase this paperback book at www.bruceoutridge.com/runningbythemile
The Tune of the Week is a Day Without progress by the Danny Thompson Band off their album Miles and Miles. You can learn more about the band at www.dannythompsonband.com
About the Show
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. Learn more at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com
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The show include interviews and topical information relevant to those in the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and is available at www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , ITunes, Stitcher, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, and other popular podcast platforms. You can learn more about Bruce Outridge and the bands behind the music of the show under the About tab.
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Show voice over bumpers provided by Brad Hails of the Killin’ Time Band at www.killintimeband.com . Background music provided by the Danny Thompson Band with their song Miles and Miles. Learn more about the band at www.dannythompsonband.com
The Lead Pedal Podcast is an official media sponsor for the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics, you can learn more about this special cause at www.truckconvoy.ca . The organization helps athletes with special needs raise funds for uniforms, competition, and more.
The Lead Pedal Podcast is an official media sponsor for Trucking for a Cure which helps bring awareness and raises funds in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. You can learn more about the organization at www.truckingforacure.com