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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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  • Mack, Volvo offering over-the-air engine updates
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mack and Volvo both announced at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council that they’ll be offering over-the-air software and parameter updates. Ash Makki, product marketing manager with Volvo, said up to 75% of engine…
  • Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus close strategic alliance
    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar International today announced the closing of its strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus. The closing of the alliance follows receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, finalization of agreements relating to the procurement joint venture and…
  • Stay on the safe side with enough sleep
    Do you wish you could crawl into bed and sleep for a week? You may be sleep-deprived. Be careful: getting too little sleep over the long term (chronic) or short term (acute) can affect your cognitive functions, and studies suggest…
  • Cummins extends drain intervals, offers over-the-air programming
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Cummins announced longer drain intervals, over-the-air programming and a new Connected Advisor service at the spring meeting of the Technology & Maintenance Council. Connected Advisor provides fleets with advice concerning engine and aftertreatment-related fault codes. Fleet managers…
  • Kenworth gives out Dealer Awards
    KIRKLAND, Wash. – Kenworth doled out its Dealer Awards to its best dealers in Canada and the US  recently. The awards were given out at its recent dealer meeting in Indian Wells, California. Kenworth Montréal received its first-ever Gold Award…
  • Navistar unveils new International A26 engine
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – International this week took the wraps off its new A26 engine, which it says is lighter weight and 5% more fuel efficient than its N-series predecessor. The launch was held at the spring meeting of the Technology…
  • How to sell parts to major fleets
    Fleets want their suppliers to be technical advisors
  • Tow truck operators in Ontario now subjected to CVOR
    However, they'll be exempted from hours-of-service rules and entering truck inspection stations for now
  • Catching up to the ever-evolving technology game
    Panel discusses the changing landscape of the trucking industry at Omnitracs Outlook 2017
  • Omnitracs releases new solution to streamline daily tasks of drivers and fleets
    PHOENIX, Az. – Omnitracs announced the launch of its integrated routing, dispatching and compliance (RDC) solution today during its Outlook 2017 conference in Phoenix. The new solution aims to combine routing, dispatching, trip management, proof of delivery, hours-of-service (HOS) and…
  • Bypass app keeps drivers moving in the US and Canada
    PHOENIX, Az. – As a truck driver, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to bypass those pesky weigh stations that seem to appear so often during your daily route? Drivewyze, an intelligent transportation systems developer, may be able to…
  • FMCSA director stresses the importance of planning ahead of impending ELD mandate
    PHOENIX, Az. – With the US’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate set to come into effect this December, being prepared, knowledgeable and compliance with hours-of-service are what carriers should be focusing on now. This was the message from Federal Motor…
  • Spot a defect? Tell NHTSA.
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Many truck manufacturing defects go unreported and unfixed because fleets are more likely to take the issues up directly with the manufacturer than report the problem to the government. That was the message from Bruce York, who…
  • ATA president says Trump administration will empower trucking industry
    Spear, Graham and Carroll focus on the future during opening of Omnitracs Outlook 2017
  • ATRI publishes new truck parking studies
    ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) posted two new truck parking studies on its website today. The lack of available truck parking is a hot research topic for ATRI and these latest studies, completed for the Minnesota…
  • Newcom, PIT Group unveils detail of upcoming SCEF
    MONTREAL, Que. —  Newcom Media together with PIT Group have revealed the details the Sommet canadien sur l’entretien de flotte (SCEF). The SCEF is set to be held in Montreal on April 19 on the sidelines of ExpoCam. According to Newcom and…
  • Why all fleets need an HR lead 
    In the past, trucking companies figured that human resources (HR) was mostly about paying people on time, keeping track of who was working when, and dealing with basic administrative matters. That just doesn’t fly today. HR involves recruitment, retention, compensation,…
  • Use of in-cab video helps, does not hinder drivers, says Omnitracs
    PHOENIX, Az. – Andrew Schimelpfenig of Omnitracs Safety Center of Excellence said employing the use of an in-cab video solution is an essential ‘reliable witness’ in the event of an incident. According to Schimelpfenig, in-cab video, both facing the driver…
  • Omnitracs provides several regulatory updates during its Outlook 2017 conference
    PHOENIX, Az. – Tom Cuthbertson, vice-president of regulatory compliance for Omnitracs, said a Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was soon coming down the pike, and it was a positive that thus far 80% of the bill was shaping up…
  • PIT Group offers fleet evaluations
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – PIT Group has announced a new service for fleets, which will evaluate their efficiency and maintenance practices. A Fleet Efficiency Review includes a comprehensive analysis of a fleet’s maintenance practices by recognized industry experts, PIT Group announced…

Communist Brainwashing PDF…

Here’s the PDF of Communist brainwashing techniques as promised in my most recent podcast:

Onion Heads…

I’ve come up with a term for bitter, angry people who are generally pissed off with life and who’s sole reason for existence is to try to make other people as angry and bitter as they are. From now on, these people shall henceforth be designated and officially referred to as “onion heads.”

Onion heads […]

Vista May Make A Bigger Splash Than Anyone Currently Suspects…

I’m beginning to think that Windows Vista is going to make a much larger splash than anyone suspects.

I think that Apple is going to increase market share by perhaps a percentage point during the next year because of the Intel platform, however Apple still hasn’t quite figured out how to grab more mainstream market […]

Montana Oblivion Video…

I just put up a new video called “Montana Oblivion” driving through southest Montana on a two-lane road set to “Meant To Be” by pianist Rob Costlow.

http://m.podshow.com/media/1166/episodes/42206/videovoom-42206-12-16-2006.m4v

Find my other videos at http://videovoom.podshow.com and http://yazooma.podshow.com.

Relocate The United Nations To Havana…

I believe for a variety of reasons that the United States should get out of the United Nations (U.N.) and kick the U.N. headquarters out of New York City.

I have the perfect solution that leftists everywhere can get behind with enthusiasm. Relocate the U.N. to Havana, Cuba!

Don’t Try To Beat The Train…

I am a beta tester for the “alpha” version of CastBlaster Video. Most of this video was generated with CastBlaster Video, however I did add to it with Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0.

I play three video clips, one humourous and two deadly serious. Don’t try to beat the train!!!!!

http://m.podshow.com/media/1165/episodes/42125/yazooma-42125-12-15-2006.m4v

GPS Is Amazingly Accurate…

This image from my Navizon tracking site shows precisely where my truck is parked:

Zooming in even seems to reveal which side of the truck the Bluetooth GPS unit that’s paired with my phone is on — it’s sitting in the passenger seat here in my truck’s cab:

I’m parked in the rear […]

Mom Posted Another Podcast…

My Mom finally got some WiFi and posted another podcast:

http://m.podshow.com/media/2888/episodes/41233/rvidiots-41233-12-10-2006.mp3

Reloading At Othello, Washington…

I am reloading Saturday at Othello, Washington with a load going to Smyrna, Tennessee.

The Power of Three…

A tiny particle has been discovered called an “Axion” that has no electrical charge. Positive charge, negative charge, no charge…

http://rss.slashdot.org/~r/Slashdot/slashdot/~3/57882334/article.pl