LLN (9/7/18) – Bryan Martin discusses how you can spruce up your truck on a budget. Also, Jon Osburn shares the main concerns he’s hearing about at the Big Iron Classic in Kasson, Minn. And OOIDA executives met with FMCSA administrator to talk about some big trucking issues.
00:00 – 10:12 Newscast
10:12 – 25:22 How to spruce up your truck on a budget
25:22 – 40:03 Truck parking and HOS still hot topics on the road
40:03 – 50:14 OOIDA execs visit FMCSA administrator
- The Labor Department is out with its monthly jobs report. Read more from Land Line Magazine here: Trucking industry experiences largest monthly job increase since March.
- National Truck Driver Appreciation Week begins this Sunday with special offers for truckers at a number of truck stops. OOIDA took part at the Petro in Oak Grove, Mo. See more here: Stop by the Oak Grove 70 Petro in Missouri, check in at The Spirit, and get a free hot dog.
- Starting Monday, Jon Osburn and OOIDA’s Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker, will be at the Petro in Oak Grove, Mo. That’s located at Exit 28 on Interstate 70. Stop in, say hi to Jon, and join OOIDA for a $10 discount. See the full Spirit Schedule.
Making your truck look good can be a costly investment, but it doesn’t have to be. Mark Reddig and Barry Spillman talk about some ways you can pretty up your truck on a budget with Bryan Martin of the Chrome Shop Mafia.
- Be sure to check out their websites, Chrome Shop Mafia and 4 State Trucks.
- To call the shop, dial 888-875-7787 or 417-624-3054.
Mary McKenna checks in with Jon Osburn at the OOIDA Tour Truck, the Spirit of the American Trucker. Jon is at the Big Iron Classic in Kasson, Minn., and as always, he’s getting an earful from drivers about truck parking and hours of service.
- See Jon’s full schedule, “The Spirit” Schedule.
A pair of OOIDA executives met with FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez yesterday to talk about a number of trucking issues. Terry Scruton takes a closer look at what they had to say with Jay Grimes of OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., office.
- It’s never too late to share your views with lawmakers. You can do that at FightingForTruckers.com.
- To call members of Congress, dial 202-224-3121.
- Read OOIDA’s Guide to Contacting Lawmakers.
- See other coverage about FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez from Land Line Magazine: