Land Line Now
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 281
  • Last: 9 Mar 2018
"Land Line Now" is the first daily news and information program designed specifically for America's truck drivers.

Episodes (281)

  • ‘NIMBY’ people hinder truck parking issue
    ‘NIMBY’ people hinder truck parking issue
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 25:25
    Parking problems are nothing new in trucking. And Jon Osburn says they’re made worse by something called the NIMBY – the person who says, Not In My Back Yard. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.  
    Parking problems are nothing new in trucking. And Jon Osburn says they’re made worse by something called the NIMBY – the person who says, Not In My Back Yard. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.  

  • D.C.: Martinez meets with OOIDA staff
    D.C.: Martinez meets with OOIDA staff
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 10:10
    OOIDA has had its first chance for a face-to-face meeting with the new chief at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA Acting President Todd Spencer and Lewie Pugh of the Association’s Board of Directo... Read more →
    OOIDA has had its first chance for a face-to-face meeting with the new chief at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Mark Reddig talks with OOIDA Acting President Todd Spencer and Lewie Pugh of the Association’s Board of Directo... Read more →

  • All Nighter newscast, Mar. 9, 2018
    All Nighter newscast, Mar. 9, 2018
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    Published: 9 Mar 2018 Duration: 02:32
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.

  • ELDs and autonomous vehicles in D.C. this week
    ELDs and autonomous vehicles in D.C. this week
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 14:02
    Comments were due this week on a number of ELD exemption requests. Terry Scruton talks about those – plus some upcoming DOT meetings on autonomous vehicles – with Jay Grimes of OODIA’s Washington, D.C., office.
    Comments were due this week on a number of ELD exemption requests. Terry Scruton talks about those – plus some upcoming DOT meetings on autonomous vehicles – with Jay Grimes of OODIA’s Washington, D.C., office.

  • D.C.: The hitch in the plan? Money.
    D.C.: The hitch in the plan? Money.
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 10:10
    As discussions of the president’s infrastructure plan heats up, the conversation has inevitably turned to the one big sticking point from the very start – how are we going to pay for it? Mark Reddig gets an update from Nile Elam of OOIDA’s ... Read more →
    As discussions of the president’s infrastructure plan heats up, the conversation has inevitably turned to the one big sticking point from the very start – how are we going to pay for it? Mark Reddig gets an update from Nile Elam of OOIDA’s ... Read more →

  • All Nighter newscast, Mar. 8, 2018
    All Nighter newscast, Mar. 8, 2018
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 02:32
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.

  • Freight, rates look to be blooming
    Freight, rates look to be blooming
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 08:24
    While it may still be snowing in some parts of the country, spring freight and rates are starting to bloom. Terry Scruton talks with Peggy Dorf of DAT, a company that provides market information for owner operators, carriers, brokers and sh... Read more →
    While it may still be snowing in some parts of the country, spring freight and rates are starting to bloom. Terry Scruton talks with Peggy Dorf of DAT, a company that provides market information for owner operators, carriers, brokers and sh... Read more →

  • D.C.: Chao gets tackled by trucking issues
    D.C.: Chao gets tackled by trucking issues
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 10:11
    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is making her second appearance on Capitol Hill in as many weeks. But this time, she’s facing a lot more tough questions, many centered on important trucking issues. Mark Reddig talks with Nile Elam of O... Read more →
    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is making her second appearance on Capitol Hill in as many weeks. But this time, she’s facing a lot more tough questions, many centered on important trucking issues. Mark Reddig talks with Nile Elam of O... Read more →

  • All Nighter newscast, Mar. 7, 2018
    All Nighter newscast, Mar. 7, 2018
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 02:32
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.

  • What’s hot and what’s not
    What’s hot and what’s not
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 14:02
    Land Line Magazine’s Suzanne Stempinski has been busy as usual this year, and it’s only February. Terry Scruton talks with her about new trucks from Daimler plus a Peterbilt with a sleeper berth feature Suzanne has been waiting for, for a l... Read more →
    Land Line Magazine’s Suzanne Stempinski has been busy as usual this year, and it’s only February. Terry Scruton talks with her about new trucks from Daimler plus a Peterbilt with a sleeper berth feature Suzanne has been waiting for, for a l... Read more →

  • D.C.: Chao heads to the Hill - again
    D.C.: Chao heads to the Hill - again
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 10:10
    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is headed back to Capitol Hill, this time to the U.S. House. However, while her intended topic is the same – the president’s infrastructure plan – once again, she’s likely to face other questions. Mark R... Read more →
    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is headed back to Capitol Hill, this time to the U.S. House. However, while her intended topic is the same – the president’s infrastructure plan – once again, she’s likely to face other questions. Mark R... Read more →

  • All Nighter newscast, Mar. 6, 2018
    All Nighter newscast, Mar. 6, 2018
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 02:32
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.

  • Mad as hell!
    Mad as hell!
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 09:34
    The tidal wave of regulations aimed at small business truckers has spurred a grass roots reaction, one that might lead to change. Terry Scruton talks with Jami Jones, Greg Grisolano and Mark Schremmer of Land Line Magazine.
    The tidal wave of regulations aimed at small business truckers has spurred a grass roots reaction, one that might lead to change. Terry Scruton talks with Jami Jones, Greg Grisolano and Mark Schremmer of Land Line Magazine.

  • D.C.: Protecting our transportation system
    D.C.: Protecting our transportation system
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 09:32
    Among the many areas that experienced upgraded security in the wake of 9/11, transportation is perhaps the most difficult. OOIDA took part in a meeting on that topic recently. Mark Reddig discusses that and more with OOIDA’s Director of Saf... Read more →
    Among the many areas that experienced upgraded security in the wake of 9/11, transportation is perhaps the most difficult. OOIDA took part in a meeting on that topic recently. Mark Reddig discusses that and more with OOIDA’s Director of Saf... Read more →

  • All Nighter newscast, Mar. 5, 2018
    All Nighter newscast, Mar. 5, 2018
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    Published: 5 Mar 2018 Duration: 02:32
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.
    Our daily newscast from Marcia Campbell’s "All Nighter" on WSM 650 AM, "The Legend," a clear-channel station out of Nashville, TN.

  • Does your steering wheel need an upgrade?
    Does your steering wheel need an upgrade?
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    Published: 4 Mar 2018 Duration: 13:59
    You touch it more than any other part of your truck, and without it, you aren’t going anywhere. But most people never think of getting a better version of it. It’s your steering wheel, and it’s the topic of a conversation Barry Spillman and... Read more →
    You touch it more than any other part of your truck, and without it, you aren’t going anywhere. But most people never think of getting a better version of it. It’s your steering wheel, and it’s the topic of a conversation Barry Spillman and... Read more →

  • Left-lane use rules pick up speed across U.S.
    Left-lane use rules pick up speed across U.S.
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    Published: 4 Mar 2018 Duration: 09:32
    Lane use is a constant area of focus from state to state. Legislators around the country continue to address the issue. Terry Scruton finds out the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.
    Lane use is a constant area of focus from state to state. Legislators around the country continue to address the issue. Terry Scruton finds out the details from Land Line Magazine’s Keith Goble.

  • ELD problems and what you can do about them
    ELD problems and what you can do about them
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    Published: 3 Mar 2018 Duration: 27:57
    It’s no exaggeration to say the ELD mandate has been a disaster. Terry Scruton talks about just how bad the problems have been with Trevor Williams of OOIDA’s Business Services Department and OODIA’s director of safety and security operatio... Read more →
    It’s no exaggeration to say the ELD mandate has been a disaster. Terry Scruton talks about just how bad the problems have been with Trevor Williams of OOIDA’s Business Services Department and OODIA’s director of safety and security operatio... Read more →

  • Connecticut governor pushes tolls and taxes
    Connecticut governor pushes tolls and taxes
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    Published: 3 Mar 2018 Duration: 09:28
    Tolls and other taxes are among the options touted by Connecticut’s governor to help the state address transportation needs. Also, transportation officials in the state of Kansas could soon get the go-ahead to take a comprehensive look at t... Read more →
    Tolls and other taxes are among the options touted by Connecticut’s governor to help the state address transportation needs. Also, transportation officials in the state of Kansas could soon get the go-ahead to take a comprehensive look at t... Read more →

  • Underride guards – is technology really ‘proven’
    Underride guards – is technology really ‘proven’
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    Published: 2 Mar 2018 Duration: 23:50
    Jon Osburn is hearing quite a bit about underride guards. But are they really – as their supporters say – a “proven technology” here in the United States. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.
    Jon Osburn is hearing quite a bit about underride guards. But are they really – as their supporters say – a “proven technology” here in the United States. Mark Reddig talks with the man who drives the Spirit of the American Trucker.

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