The Road Home

The Road Home

The Road Home is a podcast for the Truckers Service Association members and partners. With more than 12,000 independent professional truck drivers our goal is to reach each member with information, education and resources to improve their life on the road wherever the road may take them. We will leverage this podcast to update members on new services and benefits. For more information https://tsatruck.org/about/

Episodes

February 1, 2024 31 mins
You are tuned into the Road Home, presented by the Truckers Service Association, a group of over 10,000 independent contractors.

My next guest is one of the most sought-after legal experts in the trucking industry! The independent contractor model in the trucking industry is facing scrutiny and under a microscope that started with California AB5 and now is at the federal level.
Greg is the President of Managing Partner of Scopelitis...
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Todd Amen is the Founder, President, and CEO of ATBS. Before ATBS, Mr. Amen was co-president of Trans-Western Express, LTD. (TWX), a family-owned trucking company operating in the contiguous 48 states and Canada. In addition to his work with ATBS, Mr. Amen is a recognized leader in transportation and finance and is also on the Board of Directors of the Truckload Carriers Association. Mr. Amen is a graduate of Colorado State Univers...
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The primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors. If you enjoy the content we are creating, share and subscribe.
Be safe and enjoy this month's show!

With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to improving the profitability of owner-operators and Moto...
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The primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors. If you enjoy the content we are creating, share and subscribe.
Be safe and enjoy this month's show!

With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to improving the profitability of owner-operators and Moto...
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My guest this month brings a wealth of experience in transportation security.




www.swtsc.com – Southwest Transportation Security Council

www.tapaonline.org – Transported Asset Protection Association

www.nicb.org – National Insurance Crime Bureau


J.J. Coughlin conducts business through Corporate Security Solutions – Texas (CSS-T) as its principal owner, providing consulting, investigative, and solution services along with GPS response an...
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The primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors. If you enjoy the content we are creating, share and subscribe.
Be safe and enjoy this month's show!

With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to improving the profitability of owner-operators and Moto...
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The primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors. If you enjoy the content we are creating, share and subscribe.
Be safe and enjoy this month's show!

With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to improving the profitability of owner-operators and Moto...
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The primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors. If you enjoy the content we are creating, share and subscribe.
Be safe and enjoy this month's show!

With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to improving the profitability of owner-operators and Moto...
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We explore the challenges of finding adequate truck parking and what to do about it on the road. Hear from George and A'Mon with 37 & 12 years each on the road.

The primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors. If you enjoy the content we are creating, share and subscribe.
Be safe and enjoy this month's show!


With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Serv...
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The CVSA International Roadcheck is an annual inspection event conducted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) across North America. During the event, law enforcement agencies in the United States, Canada, and Mexico conduct a 72-hour inspection spree on commercial vehicles to ensure they meet safety standards.

The inspections are carried out by trained and certified inspectors who check commercial vehicles and drivers fo...
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Dee's story is one of overcoming the odds, facing life head-on, and coming out on top.

As a single mom in northern California, she provided for her four daughters by getting behind the wheel of a truck and delivering tomatoes in 1991 to escape poverty.

She became a small business owner with her own truck in 2015 with Prime Inc. and now teaches other student drivers how to be successful in trucking and life.

To connect with Dee on so...
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Thanks for tuning in to “The Road Home” powered by the Truckers Service Association.

John Piper talks with Bill Webb, the executive director of the Truckers Service Association issues facing the independent contractor model and the newly formed Coalition of Independent Contractors.

Bill Webb can be reached via email bwebb@legacyfem.com

For more information ℹ️

https://tsatruck.org/about/coalition-for-independent-truckers/


The primary p...
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February 7, 2023 13 mins
With 12,000+ members, the Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to improving the profitability of owner-operators and Motor Carriers. Insurance marketing is provided by TrueNorth Companies.


For more information

https://tsatruck.org/

For comments or suggestions for show guests and topics that concern the professional driver drop a note to john@pipertransp...
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Thanks for tuning in to “The Road Home” powered by the Truckers Service Association.


John Piper discusses some keys to success for the New Year 2023

A few days before the New Year and again on New Year's Day, I stopped at Truck Stops in North Texas to visit with drivers.


In this month's episode, I want to talk about several areas of life on the road that could make a difference for you starting TODAY!

  1. Trip planning
  2. Getting Organ...
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Employers with drivers subject to the Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug and Alcohol testing requirements found in CFR 49 part 382 must participate in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.

The Clearinghouse, which has been in effect since January 6th of 2020, requires that Employers conduct at least one query per year for each regulated driver.

There are two types of queries th...
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Professional drivers keep freight moving. They may be one of the most important assets to our economy. In this episode, John breaks down the top 5 concerns from approximately 2,000 drivers surveyed by the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI)

https://truckingresearch.org/

With 12,000+ members, Truckers Service Association (TSA) knows what truckers need. Founded in 1995, TSA is a non-profit association dedicated to im...
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The focus is on driver appreciation as I sit down with Rose Rojo, a female independent contractor leased on with John Christner Trucking. Rose shares her experience, life on the road, and small business insight. She was awarded driver of the year in Oklahoma 2022

She also talks about what needs to happen to get more women behind the wheel.
Our primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the...
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One of the great business models and true independence is being the proud owner of your own truck. The freedom to call your shots, create business opportunities for your family, and build a great business. We are started to see challenges to how contractors are recognized or not recognized as employees.

Shannon Newton, President of the Arkansas Trucking Association

Link to Shannon's appearance on the show: https://apple.co/3hEhhO...
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Our primary purpose of this podcast is to connect and help professional drivers out on the road, especially independent contractors.

This month you are in for a real treat as we feature the daughter of David Overton, an independent contractor from south Texas that has been leased on with Warren Transport for 17 years.

Since 2017 the Truckers Service Association has awarded 55 scholarships totaling approximately $100,000

Callie Ov...
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Welcome Friends….. Thanks for tuning in to “The Road Home” powered by the Truckers Service Association.

This is John Piper

Does the cost of Diesel Fuel have you concerned? That is our focus on this podcast.

A couple of tips that can be put into place immediately to help reduce your fuel spend are:

Minimize your cruise speed, also find your “sweet spot” with your cruise RPM
Plan your trip in advance, use navigation, and look for...
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