Oct 25, 2018
Highway Hero John Weston
Bruce chats with Highway Angel John Weston of Challenger Motor Freight about his recent award from the Truck Carriers Association when John comforted a motorist in their last moments of life. Find out how this veteran driver keeps moving forward in his career and his thoughts of the industry between the United Kingdom and Canada. You can learn more about Challenger Motor Freight at www.challenger.com
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The Tune of the Week is Lonesome Star by the Road Birds off their album Round Trip. You can learn more about the Road Birds at www.cdbaby.com/roadbirds
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The Lead Pedal Podcast offers a positive voice for truck drivers in the transportation industry with career and business information. 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.
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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.
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