15-podcasts-for-truck-drivers

You spend so much time in your truck, and you have to be focused and careful while driving, but it can also get lonely and boring. If you’re already not following a couple, we are going to list a number of podcasts for truckers that might help you get through your day faster and stay entertained. Through podcasts, you can stay informed, learn new skills, laugh with some stand-up comedy, learn about different historical periods, follow sports podcasts or listen to some fantasy stories in any genre you prefer.

The selection is huge and it is hard to know where to start, so check these podcasts out, see what you like and prepare them on your phone before hitting the road.

Trucking podcasts

Here are the podcasts from your colleagues, from the veterans in your industry, talking about all things truck-related, and some fun stories from the road. Maybe one day you will get into the podcast waters too if you are a good storyteller or you just had an interesting carrier and want to share it.

1. The Truck Show Podcast is hosted by a veteran Los Angeles radio personality and producer Jay “Lightning” Tilles and a truck expert and journalist Sean P. Holman. This podcast brings a unique and entertaining perspective on everything truck related.

2. Trucker Dump-insights and humorous views of truck driving and the trucking industry. One driver's way of helping you understand the world of truck driving.

3. An American Truck Driver Chris, the host, has been in and out of the trucking business for almost two decades. This podcast will help you learn from his mistakes and there is content for everyone, from drivers to owner-operators.

Sports podcasts

While on the road you are bound to miss big sports events. These podcasts will help you stay up to date, learn about the scandals and the rivalries and listen to some analysis from the specialists.

1. Sports Wars-If you want to hear the real stories behind the sports rivalries, this podcast is the one to bring them to you. The host is Dan Rubenstein and he will take you through the grudge matches, the pranks, tantrums through triumphs, what really happened and who was wrong or right.

2. The Bill Simmons Podcast-Bill Simmons straddles the line between sports and pop culture, hosting many celebrity guests, chatting on different topics, with each episode featuring a solid hour of sports talk. Analysis between Simmons and his regular guests covering latest matchups, player moves and storylines across America’s favorite games.

3. The Herd with Colin Cowherd-this is a thought-provoking, opinionated, topic-driven journey through the top sports stories of the day. NBA, NFL, Tom Brady leaving the Patriots, College Hoops, and all the other up to date sports topics are all covered in this podcast, so if you just love all things sport, this is the one for you.

History podcasts

History has always been your favorite topic? Then these are the podcasts you want to check out. Find out about the other side of history, how it affects us today and what was overlooked.

1. Revisionist History-written and hosted by Malcolm Gladwell, The New York Times Best-Seller. It is dedicated to looking into historic events and figures through a different light. Gladwell will go back in the past and reinterpret a part of history, something that was overlooked or misunderstood.

2. Hardcore History-Dan Carlin, the host, has been called the king of long-form podcasting and one of the greatest storytellers in the world. His podcasts are some of the most listened to podcasts of all time. There’s drama, extremes, empathy and vivid examples of human history.

3. American History Tellers-The Cold War, Prohibition, The Gold Rush, and the Space Race, Lindsey Graham talks about big historical events and how they affected America in the past, and are still affecting it now.

Thought-provoking podcasts

Podcasts that might change the way you think, or make you think about the things that never even crossed your mind. Dive into these thought-provoking podcasts to get new ideas, learn new things and maybe change the world?

1. No Such Thing As A Fish is a podcast that will bring you fun facts. There are over 1 hundred and forty episodes of fun and even bizarre little known facts and information.

2. Invisibilia-This podcast talks about the invisible things that control our thoughts, behaviors, and assumptions. They investigate the topics and look at them from different points of view to bring fresh perspectives. It will definitely make you think deeply about many things, and if you enjoy this kind of entertainment, this podcast will be amazing for your long days “at the office”.

3. People fixing the world-This podcast brings amazing solutions to the world’s problems. It’s an optimistic podcast where people think of ideas to make the world a better place, and then investigate to see if those ideas will work. Produced by BBC, it is well researched, so you can be sure that when you pick episodes with topics that interest you, that you will receive useful information.

Comedy podcasts

If you are a fan of comedy, light content that will make you laugh and relax, something to take your stress away, comedy podcasts are the ones to go for. We will end this list on the fun and positive note, so check out these comedy podcasts.

1. Comedy Bang! Bang!-one of the best known comedy podcasts out there. Host Scott Aukerman interviews a bunch of comedy-related guests, celebrities and an occasional eccentric oddball. They compete in games and engage in comic revelry and there are unavoidable improvs. This podcast is hilarious so be sure to still stay focused on the road.

2. WTF With Marc Maron-Marc Maron uses his dark humor to interview celebrity guests. This is a long lasting popular podcast with millions of downloads that will not disappoint.

3. How did this get made-This podcast is about bad movies where the hosts watch the movie with their funniest friends and then talk about it. The hosts, Paul Scheer, Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas are asking for suggestions for movies that were so bad that they were amazing. Every episode is dedicated to a merciless critique of Hollywood’s most embarrassing products.

We hope this list will be helpful to help you get started and get acquainted with this amazing world of podcasts. There are so many podcasts being made in the world, covering any topic you can think of. On this list, there is a couple of categories that we picked for your entertainment, and now you can prepare your favorite ones, and enjoy your days on the road much more. Podcasts can be informative, entertaining and useful, they can help you learn new facts, maybe a new language or some business information that you needed but didn’t have time to look it up and read about it. It is an easy way to get what you need while working and not getting too distracted. Stay safe and podcast away!

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