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Welcome to The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers

Helping Truck Drivers have Successful Careers and Businesses

Available on the following platforms

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"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.

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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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Dec 11, 2018

Driver Inc

 The Lowdown on Driver Inc

Bruce evaluates the “Driver Inc” model and why you should stay away from incorporating yourself as there is no benefit to the driver. Bruce talks about the benefits and pitfalls of starting your own driver service and the tax implications that go with it. The Canada Revenue Agency is now...


Jul 31, 2018

Setting up your own authority

Setting up your own operating authority
with Vickie deVos

Bruce chats with Vickie deVos of Fleet-Tax Services about the requirements for truck drivers that want to set up their own operating authorities as independent contractors in the trucking industry. Find out what is involved in setting up your own authority and...


Feb 20, 2018

Getting leased on with an owner operator

Bruce chats with Challenger Motor Freight’s Chris Sacred about what it takes to get signed on as an owner operator with carriers in the trucking industry and what carriers want to see from those going into business on their own. You can learn more about Challenger Motor Freight at www.challenger.com

This episode is...


Feb 13, 2018

Being a successful operator

Bruce chats with Recruiter Mike Hahn about what it takes to be a successful owner operator and what carriers are looking for when signing on an owner operator. This episode was taken from a live seminar with Smart Trucker held at Fleet-Tax Services in Mississauga Ontario. Mike is currently the recruiter for...


Jan 31, 2018

Independent operators

This episode was taken from a recent Smart Trucker Seminar where Fleet-Tax Services owner Vickie DeVos gave an interview to Bruce on what it takes to set up a business as an independent trucker with your own authorities, insurance, and more. Is it better to be set up independently or follow the leased on route with a...