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Feb 28, 2019
Training and Signing on with Carriers
Bruce discusses the issue of signing on with carriers that offer training and whether it is good or bad to do so. He talks about the pros and cons and why drivers need to be careful about contracts they are signing and what expectations the company will have for new drivers.
This episode is also sponsored by The Trucking Network with career events for the transportation industry at www.thetruckingnetworkevents.ca
This episode is also sponsored by Fleet-Tax Services offering compliance services to small to medium sized trucking companies and owner operators. You can learn more about Fleet-Tax Services at www.fleettaxservices.com
The tune of the show is Walk the Line by the Danny Thompson Band off their album Miles and Miles. Learn more about the band at www.dannythompsonband.com
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 www.theleadpedalpodcast.com
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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 www.theleadpedalpodcast.com , 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.
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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.
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 www.truckingforacure.com
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.