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Top 10 Podcasts for Truck Drivers

Posted on: July 9, 2020

Time to hit the road for the long haul! Along with your favorite music playlists and the radio, the latest trend taking over the cab is podcasts.

Listening to podcasts can provide hours of entertainment and help fill your days even when truckin’ across I-90. With that being said, there are millions of podcasts to choose from!

Get started by checking out these top podcasts chosen by fellow truck drivers and the trucking industry:

Top Truck Driver Podcasts

  1. Trucker Dump –  A podcast for truckers, hosted by a trucker. Todd McCann is brutally honest with the good, the bad and the ugly. You’ll get his driver insights and humorous views on truck driving. 
  2. Big Rig Banter — Hosts Troy and Lenay, experienced journalists who work for, analyze the trucking industry from a career perspective – how to find a trucking job, and understanding pay and lifestyle topics. They interview a variety of people to get to the heart of the trucking industry. This podcast is ideal for all truck drivers, whether you are new to the industry or a 30-year veteran.
  3. Talk CDL — The No. 1 trucking podcast, Talk CDL covers everything in the trucking industry from current trucking laws, trucker surveys and any other trucking news the hosts dig up or a trucker throws their way.

Drama & Crime Podcasts

  1. Welcome to Night ValeThis long-running podcast is like listening to a public radio station – in a small desert town where just about every conspiracy theory is true. It’s a great companion for late-night driving. 
  2. Blackout — This apocalyptic thriller, starring Academy Award winner Rami Malek, is about a small-town radio DJ fighting to protect his family and community after the power grid goes down nationwide, upending modern civilization. 
  3. Serial – This award-winning podcast follows an American journalist’s re-investigation of a 15-year-old murder mystery of a high-school teen and the ex-boyfriend convicted of her murder on apparently thin evidence.


  1. The Joe Rogan Experience — Hosted by American comedian, actor, sports commentator, martial artist and television host Joe Rogan, this show has been around since 2009 and has grown to become one of the world’s most popular podcasts, getting millions of listens every episode.
  2. WTF with Marc Maron — This show features side-splitting interviews conducted in Marc Maron’s trademark dark humor. Expect to see some big names appear for his interviews.


  1. The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz — The show features commentary on the day’s sports news, perspective on other news stories, interviews with sports analysts and sports figures, as well as a blend of pop culture and listener interaction.
  2.  First Take — Stephen A. Smith, a boisterous, contentious and well-known sports orator, takes on Max Kellerman to debate the top stories in the world of sports.


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