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McSupper...

Eating lunch.

Lunch buffet.

Break finished, ate lunch, ready to go again.

Lunch

Loaded next load here.

Lunch

Stopped to eat.

Eating lunch after picking next load up at Portland, Maine on my way to deliver to Nazareth, Pennsylvania.

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    MIRAMICHI, N.B. – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA) will get up to $200,000 from the New Brunswick government to identify ways to address labor shortages in the trucking industry. “The trucking industry is a major employer in our province,…
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    LASALLE, Que. – Total Canada has announced the launch of its new Rubia Optima heavy-duty engine oils, engineered to the new API CK-4 and FA-4 specifications. The new Rubia Optima range is designed for heavy-duty engines and complies with the…
  • Consolidated Fastfrate celebrates 50 years, shifts business strategy
    WOODBRIDGE, Ont. – Consolidated Fastfrate on Wednesday kicked off a series of coast-to-coast celebrations of its 50-year history and recognized the contributions of its longest-serving employees. All employees who have served for 20 years or longer will be recognized at…
  • New truck speed limiter adjusts to local speed limits
    CALGARY, Alta. – Magtec Products and SpeedGuage are bringing to market an aftermarket truck speed limiter that adheres to local speed limits. SpeedGuage will serve as a reseller of the SafeSpeed service to the fleet telematics sector, the companies announced.…
  • CITT elects new Toronto-area executive council
    TORONTO, Ont. – Duane Chiasson will once again serve as chairman of the Toronto Area Council of the Canadian Institute of Traffic and Transportation (CITT). He was elected to the position on Aug. 31 at the Council’s general meeting. Vice-chair…
  • Are you ready for ELDs?
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Attention US fleets and those Canadian fleets who operate on American soil: Are you prepared for the ELD mandate? With the US ELD mandate deadline coming in closer than many fleets are prepared for, PeopleNet took the…
  • Peterbilt Manitoba receives award of excellence
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1973 Galaxy Note 7

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1972 Verizon May Cut Off My Data

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1971 The Present Moment

 

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1970 Self Driving Vehicles

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1969 Self Driving Vehicles Will Be Banned

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1969 Self Driving Vehicles Will Be Banned

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1968 Living In The Present Moment

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1968 Living In The Present Moment

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1967 Are We Living In A Simulation?

English: Simulation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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1966 Phone Talk

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1965 Part Two Of A Very Long Podcast

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This is the final 25:10 of probably my longest podcast ever. I pushed my recording software of choice, Adobe Audition 1.5 to its absolute limits.

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