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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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Training and Confidence Make Successful Drivers

May 14, 2018

Ontario Truck Driving School

Training and Confidence
Make Successful Drivers

Most people when starting a new career require some type of training especially if that career takes them on a roadway filled with millions of other vehicles traveling at high rates of speed. With recent incidents in the trucking industry truck training has come under the microscope and the requirements for training have been raised by the Ministry of Transportation. You now need 10 hours of training to drive a commercial vehicle and that requirement was just implemented in 2017. The certified courses at Ontario Truck Driving School have always exceeded those requirements with their 200 hour certified training courses. Ontario Truck Driving School also has various courses covering everything from commercial driving to heavy equipment and more. You can learn about all of the training they have to offer at www.otds.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.

The show includes 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.