The Lead Pedal Podcast with Bruce Outridge

LP304 Truckers Want Change with Rick Blatter

March 12, 201936 min
Truckers Want Change with Rick Blatter Rick Blatter of the Canadian Truckers Association and talks with Bruce about issues causing grief in the trucking industry and how truckers are hoping to elect change in the industry through shutdowns and convoys. You can learn more about Blatter and his work at   This episode is sponsored by Rosedale Transport with a large terminal network across North America. You can learn more about Rosedale Transport and the opportunities available at This episode is also sponsored by The Trucking Network with Mega Job Fairs being held across the Country. You can learn more about the job fairs at Our music for today is by Thomas Wade with his song We’ve Got a Lot to Unlearn off his Blue Country Soul album. You can learn more about Thomas at About the Show 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 or business in transportation, 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 complain about the industry but aim to offer positive ways to create a successful trucking career. Professional truck drivers who work for good carriers get treated better, earn pay better, and therefore have good careers. Subscribe so you don’t miss an episode at Are you enjoying the show? If so we would appreciate you leaving us a rating and review on iTunes or on your favourite podcast platform. The show include interviews and topical information relevant to those in the transportation industry. The show is published every Tuesday and Thursday and is available at , ITunes, Stitcher, Tunein, iHeartradio, SoundCloud, Spotify, 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. Why not join us in the studio by watching the show on The Lead Pedal Podcast YouTube Channel. Click here to check out the Youtube channel Show voice over bumpers provided by Brad Hails of the Killin’ Time Band at  . Background music provided by the Danny Thompson Band with their song Miles and Miles. Learn more about the band at 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 . 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 We are also media sponsors for a number of truck shows, associations, and partners. Please use our sponsors whenever you can and thank you for listening to the show

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