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The top podcasts you should be listening to

Posted: October 27, 2021

Are you listening to any podcasts? If you’re not, you should be. Podcasts are a great way for truck drivers like you to stay entertained while you’re on the road. There are podcasts out there for nearly any category you can think of. Love true crime thrillers? Want to learn about the hottest topics in the trucking industry? Interested in finances or health? We’ve put together a list of some of our favorites to help you find the right podcast for you.
 
For truckers
 
The Lead Pedal Podcast - This podcast is all about helping truck drivers have successful careers. You’ll hear interviews with drivers and professionals in the industry, trucking information you need to know and other helpful information for people in the transportation industry.
 
CarriersEdge Podcast - All things training, technology and trucking from CarriersEdge co-founders Jane Jazrawy and Mark Murrell.
 
The Blue Ribbon Podcast - Hosts Larry W. Long and Chris Polk discuss how owner-operators can thrive and survive in the trucking industry. Formally known as The American Truck Driver Podcast.
 
News
 
Apple News Today - Apple News Today is a 10-minute daily podcast that complements the Apple News app, where they cover some of the biggest news stories every weekday. Get it via the Apple Podcasts app on your iPhone, iPad or Mac.
 
The Daily - This podcast is from The New York Times organization and brings you 20-minute episodes Monday through Friday about the biggest stories in the NYT. Each episode is ready at 6 a.m. each day.
 
Finances
 
Planet Money - Ever want to know more about what’s going on in the economy but find it hard to understand? Planet Money explains it all in a way that’s easier to follow. Episodes are 25 minutes long and are dropped every Friday.
 
Money For the Rest of Us - Money For the Rest of Us is all about money, how it works, how to invest it and how you can live without worrying about it.
 
Future Rich - This podcast is perfect for you if you’ve ever felt intimidated by your personal finances or had questions about planning for your financial future but didn’t know who to ask. Hosted by certified financial planner Barbara Ginty, Future Rich helps real people work through their real money problems.
 
 
Health and Nutrition
 
The Model Health Show - This is a fun and entertaining podcast about health and fitness. Author and nutritionist Shawn Stevenson discusses complex health issues and offers ways to improve your health. No subject is off limits.
 
The Ultimate Health Podcast - Hear from natural health and wellness experts from around the world on health topics including meditation, diet and insomnia.
 
Dishing Up Nutrition - Practical, real-life solutions for healthier living through nutrition.
 
 
True Crime
 
Serial - Hosted by Sarah Koenig, Serial focuses on one true crime story every season for the first two seasons. The third spends a year looking at the different cases brought before a typical American courthouse in Cleveland, Ohio.
 
Up and Vanished - Up and Vanished investigates mysterious cold case disappearances.
 
Wrongful Conviction - Each episode of Wrongful Conviction looks at the stories of those who spent years in prison for crimes they say the didn’t commit. Some of these individuals have been fully exonerated and released while others continue to fight their convictions. This podcast is hosted by Jason Flom, criminal justice reform advocate and founding board member of the Innocence Project.
 
Comedy
 
Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald - Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison relive one Scrubs episode at a time while sharing behind-the-scenes stories and memories from filming.
 
The Adam Buxton Podcast - British comedian Adam Buxton has conversations with interesting people.
 
Smartless - Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes and Will Arnett take turns introducing and interviewing mystery guests.
 
 
Plumbing the Death Star - Hilarious answers to all the silly questions you wanted to ask about pop culture.
 
Other podcasts
 
Unexplained - Every episode of Unexplained looks at a different unexplained mystery, from the strange and eerie to the downright chilling. Listen if you dare.
 
You’re Wrong About - Hosts and journalists Mike and Sarah take people and events from the past that have been miscast in the public imagination to take another look.
 
Myths and Legends - Folklore, magic, Vikings, dragons and more, this podcast is all about the original stories you think you know and some you don’t.
 
At Red Classic, we’re always available to chat about joining our team, but we also love hearing about things that are helpful to you as drivers. So, if you have a favorite podcast not on this list, we’d love to hear about it!
 


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