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Podcasts For Truckers

September 3, 2021

Our Top Podcast Picks For Truckers

Do you feel like your daily long-haul drives have become a bit monotonous? Do you ever find yourself lacking motivation during those lonely miles on the highway? If so, then it may be time to try something new and get vocal with podcasts! Podcasts are an easy and entertaining way to pass some extra time on the road, livening up those hours behind the wheel while boosting energy levels.


We’ve rounded up some of our top picks for truckers looking to get that extra boost – read on to learn more about why podcast listening might just make all the difference in your next haul.


Joe Rogan PodcastsThe Joe Rogan Experience

This isn’t trucking specific, but as one of the top podcasts in the world, it’s a favorite of many truckers as well. Joe Rogan is a comedian, actor, sports commentator, martial artist and TV host.

talk cdl podcastTalk CDL Trucking Podcast

Earning it’s self-professed title as the “number one trucking podcast on planet Earth,” they’ve certainly carved out their place as a go-to podcast from truckers for truckers, with new episodes on Fridays.

big rig banter podcastBig Rig Banter produces an educational and entertaining podcast with experienced journalists offering exclusive interviews that get to the heart of the trucking industry. New episodes every two weeks.

crime junkie podcast

Crime Junkie

Straightforward, suspenseful storytelling has vaulted this podcast to the “Best Listens” listen from Apple Podcasts. Plus you can help fight crime in the process.

Pardon My Take

Barstool Sports’ loud and entertaining take on a sports talk show has become a favorite of truck driver sports fans, featuring episodes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Armchair Expert

Host Dax Shepard interviews people about the messiness of being human, digging deep into their stories to celebrate the growth and betterment that come from challenges and setbacks.

Trucker Dump

When you’re stuck in another 2-hour long traffic jam because some jerk thought he could drive 90mph in the middle of a snowstorm and caused an accident…… sometimes you just need a chuckle courtesy of someone who’s also been there!

Hardcore History

Dan Carlin takes a tough-guy approach to history. The show is known for making you question and compare some of history’s most prominent events and leaders. Carlin is an experienced journalist, his distinctive voice and style is one of the most instantly recognizable in the medium and with hundreds of millions of downloads, his shows are some of the most listened to podcasts of all time.


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