The FMCSA is potentially going to make some major changes to the current hours of service for truck drivers. Listen up as Troy and Lenay take a deep dive into five potential changes that you could see in the near future. Also, we're celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week so make sure to tune in for more details. Finally, Troy has a pretty exciting announcement that you don't want to miss out on! (Do we hear wedding bells?)


About Big Rig Banter


Big Rig Banter is a trucking podcast that educates and entertains truck drivers one conversation at a time. Experienced journalists run the show with exclusive interviews that get to the heart of the trucking industry. Whether you’re new to truck driving or a veteran of 30 years, join us as we talk to familiar faces from the transportation industry. Big Rig Banter is sponsored by AllTruckJobs.com.



Meet Our Hosts

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Troy Diffenderfer

Digital Marketing Specialist
Troy is a marketing specialist and a Journalism graduate from Millersville University. He has a passion for reading and writing and when he’s not at work you can find him with his nose buried in a book or tapping away on his computer. He hopes to bring his journalism background to Big Rig Banter so he and Lenay can provide the best information possible in a fun and exciting format. You might even catch his alter-ego, Troy Thunder making an appearance on a few episodes.
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Lenay Ruhl

Marketing Specialist
Lenay is the newest co-host on Big Rig Banter, bringing a strong, female voice to the trucking industry podcast. When she’s not working, you will likely find her at a live music venue with her friends, cooking her latest Pinterest-inspired meal, or traveling the country. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and several years of business reporting under her belt, complementing Troy’s skillset to bring a well-researched and entertaining show to truck drivers.              

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New Podcasts

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What are the Vision Requirements for Truck Drivers?

#36 |  hosted by Troy and Lenay |  posted Aug 21, 2019
Vision requirements for truck drivers are incredibly important. Poor vision puts both you and other drivers at risk, which is why it's important that ...
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A Trucker's Best Friend | Tips for Truck Driving With a Dog

#35 |  hosted by Troy and Lenay |  posted Aug 7, 2019
Get ready to hear from some furry friends in this episode of Big Rig Banter! Troy and Lenay will be covering everything you need to know about truck d...
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Trucking Industry Outlook 2019 | Mid-Year Review

#34 |  hosted by Troy and Lenay |  posted Jul 17, 2019
In this episode, Lenay and Troy give you a mid-year trucking industry update. They're throwing it back to some early 2019 trucking predictions and how...

What Listeners Say

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Todd McCann

Trucker Dump Podcast

I’ve been driving trucks for 21 years, yet I still learn something new in each episode. The topics are well-researched, the hosts are entertaining, and the audio quality is top-notch. I highly recommend Big Rig Banter to anyone interested in the trucking industry.

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Truckers Against Trafficking



We love being able to speak to professional drivers while they're rolling down the road. We're thankful for the platform BRB has shared with us so that together we can equip drivers to recognize and report sex trafficking. Hammer down and stay safe out there!

Truckers Against Trafficking



We love being able to speak to professional drivers while they're rolling down the road. We're thankful for the platform BRB has shared with us so that together we can equip drivers to recognize and report sex trafficking. Hammer down and stay safe out there!

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Dan Serewicz

Dock 411

We’ve known the Big Rig Banter crew for years and they are not only great people and really fun to work with but provide great content to the industry through their podcast. I know I learn something new every time I tune in!

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