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  • 02:00

    How CDL Wages affect Truck Driver Health

    in Health

    Thursday 5-21-15 6PM ET  Tonight we are going to combine 2 of the hottest issues in Trucking; Truck Driver Health and Trucker Wages.


    We all know that the Trucker Lifestyle drastically affects their Health, but what about how drivers are paid?  Could that be weighing in on driver health also? Our guest tonight believes it does.


    Our guest will be Pat Hockaday from TruckersUnited.org. Mr Hockaday is known for JoJo's Paper, an all-out crusade to change the way drivers are paid.


    Pat will share some of his thoughts and solutions about driver wages, as well as discuss how trucking and the present trucker wage formula affects driver health.


    Join in on the conversation by calling in 347-826-9170 and Press 1 on your keypad to let us know you would like to make a comment or ask a question.
     

  • 00:01

    Talking in Circles: Austin Dillon's new crew chief, XFINITY Recap, Truck Recap,

    in Sports

    Cup- Slugger Labbe new crew chief for Austin Dillon. Replaces Gil Martin. Dillon is 23rd in the points with just 1 top 10 finish. Has 2 wins in XFINITY in 11 starts this season. Thoughts?


     


    Future crew chief changes? Chad Johnston, Jay Guy, Bob Osborne.


     


    XFINITY- Erik Jones wins, nice weekend for the 19 year old driver. swept both the truck race at Iowa and the XFINITY Series race at Chicagoland. Jones is showing he is a top young driver in the sport right now.


     


    Ryan Blaney finished 2nd. He was the fastest car there. Went from the rear of the field after crashing in happy hour and finished runner-up


     


    Chris Buescher manages a decent finish.  5th spot, stayed out on a caution when NASCAR opened/closed pit road. Big benefit for him. Got track position, never gave it up.


     


    Buescher now leads Ty Dillon by 29 points. Dillon finished 9th. Gotta do better in an X-Only race.


     


    Lap 151- Dylan Lupton brings out caution and NASCAR race control calls Pit Road Open. The problem is the flag man either didn’t hear it or had a major brain fart and failed to make the light green coming down pit road. What happened was drivers went down pit road with the red light resulting in a penalty for those drivers. Craziness and sad we even had to deal with it.


     


    Next Xfinity Series race- Daytona, after off weekend.


     


    Trucks- Erik Jones wins as I mentioned before.


     


    Brandon Jones finished in the 2nd, Reddick 3rd, Crafton 4th and Christopher Bell 5th.


     


    Truck points-


     


    Landon Cassill misses X race- good move?

    Jamie Dick’s team closes down. Viva Motorsports- sign of things to come?


     

  • 00:31

    Food Truck Wars and Start Up Adventures

    in Business

    From hot grease to hot tempers, starting a food truck ins't as easy as it looks. Creating a business model, a business plan, raising capital and purchasing the right equipment are just the tip of the ice berg. Growing competition in the market, changing consumer tastes, and finding prime real estate can make or break your new food truck company. Learn from the pros on Disrupt Radio. Host, Cynthia Nevels, chats with Tracy Tolbert, owner of Chickcan Shaq On Da Run food truck, Fernando Marri owner of Boteco Food Truck in Austin, TX, Maribel Rubio and Alma Rangel founders of Down to Earth Vegan and Vegetarian Cuisine food truck, and Aaron Johnson of Neighborhood Ice Cream Truck. These pros are no stranger to conecession management and culinary arts and they will dish the goods on the wild adventures each have experienced launching their speciality food trucks. Learn how their businesses are disrupting the food truck industry and what it really takes to start your own company. Tune in January 27, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. CST for this exciting new episode. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook @DisruptiveView.

  • 01:27

    Truck Parking Shortage Receives National Attention

    in Current Events

    Truck drivers have been saying for years that, "We need more truck parking" but it seems that it took an article in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to get the much needed attention of the general public.


    Join us with our special guest Dave Della Maggiore, a 20 year veteran driver as he shares his interview by WSJ journalist Betsy Morris from the report entitled: Too Many Trucks,Too Little Parking. Dave will also share his thoughts about the trip with WSJ photographers and his encounter with a tired trucker at a truck stop in Clines Corners, New Mexico.


    Dave and fiancée, Robin, run their active Facebook group, Give Truckers Room, educating drivers of passenger vehicles how to drive safely around semi trucks.


    Also joining us will be Nicholas Carretta, President and CEO of UltraShipTMS which specializes in transportation and technology solutions. UltraShipTMS quickly responded to the WSJ article and addressed the serious parking shortage in their own article, “Use YMS to Combat Truck Parking Crisis" which stated:


    "Keeping drivers off of public streets, freeway ramps and vulnerable, remote parking places like abandoned lots is a laudable goal.  It is also one that logistics as an industry is going to be forced to address."


    Mr. Carretta will discuss the UltraYMS tool, allowing the logistics sector to take an active and responsible part in the truck parking shortage solution.

  • 01:35

    Monster Truck Radio 504

    in Sports

    Monster Truck Radio continues coverage of the 2013 season as we welcome Dennis Anderson, Sean Duhon, Greg Winchenbach, Derick Anson and Larry Quick to the program.

  • 01:33

    Talking In Circles: All-Star Race Review, Truck Series Race, Kahne's Penalty

    in Sports

    Denny Hamlin won the All-Star race beating Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch. It's Hamlin and JGR's first win in the All-Star race as well as Toyota's first win. 


    Who was impressive? Does this win do anything for you as far as Toyota making gains on the mile and a half? Who were you surprised didn't do well? 


    Jimmie Johnson potential penalty. Does this matter since it's a non-points event? Should the penalty be stiffer? 


    Sprint Showdown Friday- Biffle and Boywer transfer- Again does this do anything as far as making gains? 


    The format. Do you like the format? How was the racing last night? 


    Also NC Education Lottery 250- Kasey Kahne beats Erik Jones by an inch. Jones ran a great race and dominated most of the event. Kahne's truck fails post race inspection. Thoughts? Will they take the win away? 


    When will these teams stop cheating? Should drivers start being suspended?


    Points in the truck series. 


    James Buescher is out of a ride in the Truck Series. http://www.catchfence.com/2015/truckseries/05/14/statement-from-james-buescher/ We'll talk about his comments. 
     


    Kyle Busch is officially granted his waiver. Is that right? Our thoughts about that. 


    Entry list for Coca-Cola 600....48 cars for 43 spots. Nice car count. 


    Joe Shelton from BeyondTheFlag.com calls to talk about the upcoming Indianapolis 500. Is there a safety concern for these cars going up in the air? Who's a favorite to win? What team is a favorite win? 

  • 01:34

    Monster Truck Radio 503

    in Sports

    Monster Truck Radio continues our coverage of the 2013 season with our third episode of the year, featuring such guests as Dustin Brown, Devin Jones, JR McNeal, Darron Schnell, Mike Hawkins and Donald Epidendio.

  • 01:34

    Monster Truck Radio 502

    in Sports

    Monster Truck Radio is back for our second episode of 2013, as we talk about all the action from the first three weeks of monster trucks. Big time guests stop by the program including John Seasock, Mike Vaters, Larry Swim, Bobby Holman and more!

  • 00:58

    CM Radio - May 13, 2015 - Best of CMW - Billy Talent, Monster Truck & More

    in Music

    This is the first of our Best of CMW episodes, and I suppose this one could unofficially be called the Dine Alone Records round-up.


    Dine Alone is celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year, and as such, founder Joel Carriere anchored a special panel during the conference to talk about the ups and downs of the last decade in the label game. Mike caught up with him before the round table to talk shop, and it's a great interview.


    For musical artists, we've got both Monster Truck and Single Mothers on this weeks show - both blowing up, both Dine Alone bands. The former is working on the follow-up to 2013's hugely successful Furiosity while Single Mothers are still riding the attention surrounding their debut, Negative Qualities.


    We've also got the boys in Billy Talent, who may not be a Dine Alone band, but considering their history with the likes of Alexisonfire, Moneen, Cancer Bats, and the gang, could be considered extended family.


    Plenty more from CMW coming up. Enjoy!

  • 00:15

    How To Be A Truck Driver (NO EXPERIENCE) $$$

    in Business

     


    Today is a promo show for trailer purposes. 


     


    We be going over tips to start a owing operator business for potential truckers.


     


    Stay tuned


     


    Follow us on Twitter @Dealsoop and listen to us every Friday at 6:30 pm EST 


     


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    We provide both free press and paying press on our site as well.


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  • 01:14

    Yarnover Truck

    in Knitting

    Next week (02/17/14) my guests will be Barbra Pushies & Maridee Nelson, the creators & owners of the Yarnover Truck.


    The story behind this is great. They met in 2010 at a Tuesday night knitting group & became fast friends. One night at group, Maridee mentioned she was thinking about opening a yarn store. She had a name and a location all picked out, but the financial realities of a brick and mortar yarn store seemed overwhelming. During her weekly knitting class at work, Barbra brought up her friend’s yarn store idea. It was always a dream of Barbra’s, too, but, like Maridee, it always seemed just out of reach. One of the members of the knitting group suggested a yarn truck and immediately Barbra was enamored with the idea. Hours of Google research on mobile retail business and one overwhelmingly long email to Maridee later, they found themselves on Melrose talking with one of LA’s first mobile boutiques. On July 5, 2012 the Yarnover Truck was born.


    This year the Yarnover Truck team, as well as the Yarnover Truck itself will be on the STITCHES West Market floor. These ladies have a lot planned for the weekend. I’m looking forward to having them on the show so they can tell us what they’ve been up to and what we can expect at STITCHES and in the future. I hope you’ll join us for this show.

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