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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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  • 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
    WINNIPEG, Man. – Peterbilt Manitoba’s Winnipeg location was awarded the Peterbilt 2016 Canada Region First Class Service Excellence Award. The award recognizes Peterbilt locations that provide the highest level of service in the company’s network, continuing its effort to provide…
  • Trucking HR Canada: Women in Trucking
    About Trucking HR Canada Trucking HR Canada is an industry leader, spearheading collaboration among the stakeholders in the Canadian trucking industry to: Identify Human Resource issues, trends, opportunities and  challenges Support the industry in recruiting and retaining the Human Resources…
  • PAID: The Rosedale Group
    With more than 800 employees and 15 terminals in North America, The Rosedale Group offers one of the most proficient and diverse career environments in the today’s transportation industry. When you join Rosedale Transport Limited, you become part of a…
  • PAID: Challenger Motor Freight
    Our diverse divisions offer our drivers a variety of work and lifestyles. Whether you’re looking for consistent daily runs and nightly home time, being on the road for weeks at a time, or anything in between, we have the right…
  • PAID: The Erb Group
    Work With Us With over 1,200 employees across North America, the Erb Group of Companies is the employer of choice for talented people. We may be a big company, but we have not forgotten where we started, or that our…
  • PAID: International Truckload Services
    “We are committed to Employment Equity and Diversity” Drivers ITS is always on the lookout for qualified company drivers and owner operators. We offer attractive compensation packages and an atmosphere where drivers are treated with the respect they deserve. Personnel…
  • Pressure Systems expands in face of growing demand
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Pressure Systems International has moved to a larger facility to accommodate growing demand for the tire inflation company’s product. Now double the size, the new location allows the company to increase production of its automatic tire…
  • Driver costs now higher than fuel costs, says ATRI
    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says due to lower fuel prices, the trucking industry’s operational costs declined in 2015. Releasing the findings from the 2016 update to ‘An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking, the…
  • Communication is key when rolling out new technology says panel
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When it comes to rolling out new technology within your fleet, communication is key, according to the experts. In a educational session, titled ‘Rollouts: How to Effectively Launch a New Product or Feature’ at this year’s in.sight…
  • Bendix offers its first specifically-engineered air disc brake for trailers
    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has released the ADB22X-LT air disc brake, the first the company specifically engineered for trailers, which is now available to the North American commercial vehicle market. Offering a robust, optimal braking solution for a wide range…
  • A glimpse into the future of last-mile delivery
    Futuristic Mercedes van uses drones to complete deliveries
  • PacTrainer complimentary when national account customers lease new Kenworth or Peterbilt trucks
    BELLEVUE, Wash. – National account customers who lease a new Kenworth or Peterbilt truck through PacLease will receive a complimentary one year service of the safety course program PacTrainer. Developed with J.J. Keller, PacTrainer offers customers more than 360 online…
  • OTA hopes solution found for excavation/aggregate hauling sector
    TORONTO, Ont. – The province of Ontario has agreed to reissue moratoriums on axle weight penalties and restrict enforcement only to gross vehicle weights on a temporary basis, a move the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) will help resolve the long-standing…
  • All-electric Fuso eCanter coming to North America
    HANOVER, Germany – An electrically-powered Fuso eCanter is coming to the North American market in limited quantities next year, with a full launch slated for 2018. The soft launch in 2017 will focus on the US, Europe and Japan. Canada…
  • Ridewell to offer factory integrated air tank for RSS-233 suspensions
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Ridewell Suspensions announced it will offer a pre-plumbed, factory integrated air tank kit option for the self-steering RSS-233 8K, 10K and 13K suspension systems. The tank requires a connection to the primary air supply, regulated air supply…
  • Caravan first Canadian fleet to deploy BlackBerry Radar
    WATERLOO, Ont. – Caravan Transportation Group is the first fleet to roll out BlackBerry’s Radar asset tracking system. BlackBerry Radar is billed as a “smart trailer” software and hardware platform that improves fleet utilization. It features an array of sensors…
  • Why you should sell your transportation company sooner rather than later
    With the economy languishing in Canada, many transportation owners are wondering if this is the year to consider selling the business. In most of the major provinces, there are five specific reasons why it would make sense to sell in…
  • Let’s talk about mental health
    I have something difficult to share. A driver that I had run down the road with several times over the years and had come to know as another one of the hardworking decent guys that are the mainstay of the…
  • Maintaining proper alignment
    Heading down the road, it’s natural to settle into your seat, relax and get comfortable for the miles ahead. However, long-term slouching could impact your overall health, since proper posture – in which your bones are aligned properly – allows…

New Pocket PC Phone Skin…

Here’s a new pocket PC Phone skin.

A certain company named after fruit is going ballistic. Check out this article for details:

http://www.theage.com.au/news/mobiles–handhelds/iphone-skins-irk-apple/2007/01/15/1168709656280.html

TV’s With Built-in Ethernet and WiFi?…

This Podshow press release talks about “PodShowTV Optimized for AMD LIVE! Solution To Bring ‘Networked Entertainment’ into the Home.”

Imagine if your new TV came with a built-in Ethernet port and/or built-in WiFi, no separate “IPTV” or other external boxes or devices necessary for you to receive television and other programming directly off the Internet. […]

Kids Kicked Off School Bus For Speaking English…

Welcome to Socialist Utopia. Kids were kicked off of a school bus in Minneapolis, Minnesota for speaking English — that’s right — ENGLISH. It’s clear to me that sending kids to public school in America is the equivalent of child abuse. Here’s the article:

http://kstptv5.com/article/stories/S21143.html?cat=1

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Animated Frappr Map…

Podcast Blackout?

I’m on my way from Minnesota to southern California. This means I will be passing through some areas where my Sprint PCS card has no service — no Internet connection = no ability to podcast. Also it means driving through Colorado on I-70 from Denver west. I don’t like doing that in the summertime, let […]

Golden Cigar Award…

My friend Jeff, a.k.a. TruckerTwoTimes gave me his “Golden Cigar Award” earlier today when we were able to meet for lunch in Gary, Indiana and made a video. Here’s a still of me from the video:

And the YouTube video:

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The New World, Brought To You By Broadband…

Radio and TV station owners and managers have been used to getting people to essentially provide them with low-cost or even free air talent, as well as motivate and in some cases manipulate certian people into doing what they want. There’s this big “ego inflation” effect that radio and TV transmitters have traditionally had. This […]