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Top 10 Best Trucking Podcasts To Follow in 2022

Whether you’re just getting into the world of trucking or you’re a veteran thats been on the road for years, it never hurts to hear about the job from other trucker’s perspective, as well as learn from their mistakes and success in the process. A great way to do just that is to listen to trucking podcasts. Just connect your phone to your truck’s Bluetooth and you will be able to stream countless hours of trucking related content and conversion while you are on the road.

Given there are many trucking podcasts, we have put together a list of some of the most popular trucking podcasts for you to get started with. At least one of the ten trucking podcasts below should match what you are looking for, but if none of them are exactly what you are looking for or you just want more options, there are plenty more to choose from. Just do some internet browsing, and you are bound to find additional truck driver podcast gems like the Over the Road Podcast in no time. 

1. The Truck Show Podcast

The Truck Show Podcast is based out of Los Angeles, CA, and is hosted by veteran LA radio personality and producer Jay ‘Lightning’ Tilles from KROQ and truck expert and longtime automotive journalist Sean P. Holman. This duo brings a unique and entertaining perspective to all things trucking, including those lifted, lowered, and everything in between. So if you love trucks, Jeeps, customs, wheeling, fabrication, new products, events, and the latest in truck news, this trucking podcast is for you.

2. TWK Trucking with kingfish

Kingfish is an over-the-road truck driver based out of Wisconsin, USA. On the podcast, they talk about trucking and transportation-related issues and the challenges that people face on and off the road. New episodes every Monday, but there are also weeks where two episodes are released.

3. Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition

If you are looking for advice on how to find and keep the right talent in the trucking industry, you have come to the right truck driver podcast! Recruit and Retain: Trucking Edition is hosted by Chad Hendricks and is all about developing the best practices and methods for finding talent and keeping it in the trucking industry, including turnover, demand for employees, how to keep them, and more. Tune in weekly and listen to Chad interview experts from around the country to help you solve trucking industry problems and help make your company more profitable and stable!

4. TalkCDL Trucking Podcast

TalkCDL is a Trucking Podcast from Truckers for Truckers, that posts a new episode every Friday morning. TalkCDL is the podcast to listen to as a resource that truckers can use for informational purposes, tools to save money as a trucker, as well as just help drivers stay safe out on the road! 

5. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers, based out of Canada, talks about all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. When listening to The Lead Pedal Podcast you can expect to hear interviews, trucking information, and other topics that can help truck drivers have successful trucking careers and businesses in the transportation industry.

6. Bulkloads Podcast

Bulkloads Podcast hosted by Jared Flinn is based out of Missouri and strives to be the number one resource for everything related to bulk freight trucking. Tune in every week to get the latest updates on bulk freight trucking.

7. Trucker Dump – A Trucking Podcast

The Trucker Bump Podcast is hosted by Todd McCann and is one driver’s insights and sometimes humorous views of truck driving and the trucking industry. It’s a fun way to stay up-to-date with trucking news, product reviews, interviews, listener feedback, and a whole truckload of opinions, while also helping you better understand the world of truck driving as a whole, through the use of stories and humor.

8. Blue Ribbon Podcast 

Formerly known as American Truck Driver Podcast, this podcast is hosted by Chris Polk who has been in and out of the trucking industry for nearly two decades. This trucking podcast aims to help you learn from his many mistakes and capitalize on the lessons he has learned. From new drivers to owner/operators, there will definitely be something for you here.

9. The Trucking Podcast

Hosted by Buck Ballard and his son Don out of Rice Lake, WI, The Trucking Podcast is here to help you enjoy your work, make more money and live the lifestyle you desire. They are truckers, gear heads, garage dwellers, and lovers of nearly anything with wheels and horsepower. Although they do talk about trucking, they spend the bulk of their time covering other topics they believe truckers and guys in general are interested in like pickups, cars, and pretty much anything to do with gears, a motor and wheels.

10. Trucking for Millennials

If you are a Millennial getting into the trucking industry, this is the truck driver podcast for you! On the Trucking for Millennials podcast based out of White Oak, Texas, they try to provide their listeners a fresh perspective on the transportation industry. They discuss what’s happening within our industry today and how the next generation of trucking and logistics professionals are impacting the supply chain. New episodes are released weekly, and you can expect topical discussions, expert interviews, and real stories from the people moving and managing freight across the country.

Brandon Maciel

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