The Lead Pedal Podcast with Bruce Outridge

The Lead Pedal Podcast with Bruce Outridge

The Lead Pedal Podcast is a topic based podcast for truck drivers and those that lead them offering business and career information for people involved in the trucking industry. Host Bruce Outridge has been in the industry for over 30 years and offers business advice, interviews, and career information to help new and existing truck drivers improve their careers in transportation. Topics will cover anything related to the professional truck driver and those in transportation from trip planning to business start up, to health and fitness with a large focus on being a top driver in the industry. If you are interested in being a top driver in the industry then this is the show for you. You can learn more about the show and host Bruce Outridge at www.bruceoutridge.com... Show More

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Featured Truck of the Week Custom Red Peterbilt This week’s featured truck is a cool custom Peterbilt from the Woodstock Truck Show. This week’s featured truck is brought to you by the Great Canadian Truck Show happening July 26th-28th in Flamborough Ontario. You can learn more about the show at https://m.facebook.com/greatcanadiantruckshow/ Check out the video on this featured truck by clicking here About the Show The Lead Pedal... Read more

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Becoming Hall of Fame Drivers with Allan Huffman and David Judge David Judge and Allan Huffman are two Hall of Fame drivers awarded by the Private Motor Truck Council Conference this year. Bruce talks to them about their career and what it takes to be the best of the best in a competitive industry like trucking. Learn more about the Private Motor Truck Council at www.pmtc.ca This is sponsored by Bison Transport with many opportun... Read more

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The Passion for Chrome with Chrome Supply Warehouse Chrome Supply Warehouse is more than just a chrome shop it’s a passion. Bruce chats with manager Larry Jones about the chrome shop and how he keeps interesting parts in for all the custom rides. You can learn about all the features of the shop at www.chromesupplywarehouse.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the tran... Read more

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Interview With Dispatcher of the Year Tim Dreyer Bruce chats with Dispatcher of the Year Tim Dreyer about what it takes to be an award winning dispatcher and techniques for keeping in touch with drivers, customers, and more. Dreyer is a dispatcher for private fleet Pantene Building Supplies. This is sponsored by Bison Transport with many opportunities for truck drivers in their fleet across Canada. You can learn more about Bison... Read more

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Funding Your Training with Ontario Truck Driving School Gus Rahim of Ontario Truck Driving School talks about funding options for trucking or construction careers. Don’t have the money for a career change but want to work in industries that will never run out of work? Contact Ontario Truck Driving School at www.otds.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportati... Read more

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Featured Truck of the Week Custom White Peterbilt This week’s featured truck is a cool custom Peterbilt from the Woodstock Truck Show. This week’s featured truck is brought to you by the 519 Loud n’ Proud Truck Show happening July 12th-13th in Orangeville Ontario. You can learn more about the show at http://519loudnproud.com/index.html Check out the video on this featured truck by clicking here About the Show The Lead Pedal Podca... Read more

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Recruiter of the Year Leanne Quail Bruce chats with award winning recruiter Leanne Quail who won Recruiter of the Year at the Transrep’s Recruiting and Retention Symposium which was held in April 2019. Quail developed a creative way to recruit and retain drivers to her team and has been promoting it throughout the industry. This is a fun interview so make sure you listen in. You can learn more about Quail and her program at www.pa... Read more

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Bison’s Drive Time Podcast with Jeremy B Bison Transport has a new podcast called the Drive Time Podcast. The podcast is hosted by Jeremy B and we talk to him about why Bison started the podcast. You can learn more and hear the podcast on popular podcast platforms or on their website at http://bison-podcast.libsyn.com About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportatio... Read more

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Driver Professionalism with Award Winning Driver Jack Fielding Bruce chats with award winning Bison driver Jack Fielding about his career with the carrier and winning numerous awards as a professional driver. Fielding's career spans over decades and career changes from driver to instructor and more. Fielding is just one of the many professionals being highlighted in this month’s episodes of the podcast. You can learn more about Bi... Read more

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Drivers Supporting Rosedale Transport Safety Bruce interviews drivers from Rosedale’s fleet about their experience with Rosedale Transport as they conduct safety inspections before they head out on the road. Delays frustrate many drivers but at Rosedale Transport it is just another part of a professional culture. You can learn more about Rosedale Transport and opportunities available to start your career at www.rosedalegroup.com ... Read more

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Professional Driving at the Central Ontario Truck Driving Championships Bruce chats with organizers and participants of the 2019 Central Ontario Truck Driving Championships finding out how challenging this is for drivers, interviewees include organizer Tanya Fox, drivers, and volunteers about the events. Learn what it’s like to participate in this contest for the real professional drivers of our industry. You can learn more about ... Read more

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Fitness for Duty Summit 2019 with DriverCheck Bruce chats with Jeremy Thiel of DriverCheck about their Fitness for Duty Summit coming up in October and how the event will be organized. The two talk about he previous Summit held in 2018 and why this one will be held out in Alberta. Save your seat for the Fitness for Duty Summit as they sold out last year. You can register and learn more at www.drivercheck.ca About the Show The Lead... Read more

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Recap of the Woodstock Truck Show Bruce chats with Scott Verbruggen of the Woodstock Truck Show about the 2019 show and offers a recap of the event. Special Olympics organizer Tammy Blackwell and special olympian Chris are also interviewed about the show. Make sure you join us on social media for outtakes and videos of the show. You can learn more about the Woodstock Truck Show which is held each May and supports a number of chari... Read more

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What’s New on The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers in July 2019 Bruce offers a summary of the guests on the show for the month of July. The interviews include chats with Hall of Fame Driver David Judge and Allan Huffman, Recruiter of the Year Leanne Quail, and Dispatcher of the Year Tim Dreyer. Other topics include event coverage of the Central Ontario Truck Driving Championships, Woodstock Truck Show, and many other features.... Read more

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July 1, 2019 8 min

Trio Avenue-Band Profile This month’s band profile is a group called Trio Avenue. This group from Alberta plays for corporate events and special shows like weddings singing some of the great R&B classic hits. Bruce talks about his connection with the band and why they are this month’s featured band. All the music played on the show this month will be from our profile band Trio Avenue. You can learn more about the band at www.trioa... Read more

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Featured Truck of the Week-Orange Peterbilt Our featured truck of the week is a cool orange Peterbilt from the Woodstock Truck Show. Check out this cool ride. This truck is brought to you by The Woodstock Truck Show Check out the video on this cool ride! About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interv... Read more

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Being the Best Driver You Can Be With David Benjatschek Bruce sits down with David Benjatschek to talk all things trucking and how drivers can improve their careers. This is a fun episode that should be titled Trains, Planes, and Automobiles as the interview was done outside by the airport with all minds of funny things happening. David is a photographer for the industry, speaker and coach on being your authentic self. You can lea... Read more

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June 26, 2019 10 min

Go for the Gold with Bison Transport Bruce talks with Erin Main of Bison Transport about opportunities with the company and what type of driving lanes are available for drivers. There are many jobs available across the Country with a carrier like Bison so visit www.BisonGoldRushLP.com  for more information. About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry h... Read more

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June 25, 2019 35 min

Sleep Apnea with Rob Pearce Bruce chats with Rob Pearce of CPAP Clinics about sleep apnea and how it affects drivers and their ability to drive safely. The two talk about how drivers can tell if they have sleep apnea and what to do about it if you feel you may have it. You can learn more about CPAP Clinic at www.cpapclinic.ca This episode is sponsored by RIMS Transport who is looking for owner operators and drivers to work cross ... Read more

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Mega Job Fairs with the Trucking Network The Trucking Network has Mega Job Fairs held around the Country in cities such as Brampton, Hamilton, and even Calgary Alberta. Bruce talks about the events in this sponsor highlight on The Trucking Network. You can learn more at www.thetruckingnetwork.ca About the Show The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them ... Read more

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