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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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  • B.C. government announces new truck parking facility and other measures to support industry
    NORTH SURREY, B.C. – The B.C. government has committed $17 million toward a new parking facility for truckers on Hwy. 17 under the Port Mann Bridge, and plans to streamline the commercial truck permitting system, as well as evaluate new…
  • TCA honors winner of James Prout Award
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Wendy Hamilton of Pilot Flying J was named the 2016 James Prout/Wreaths Across America (WAA) Spirit of Giving Award winner. The award was presented at this year’s Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention on March 27. The…
  • Winner of 2016 Highway Angel of the Year Award revealed
    Truck driver who rescued fellow driver during Houston floods named Highway Angel of the Year
  • Goodyear recognizes heroic truck driver
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – David Webb of Billings, Mont. was named Goodyear’s 34th Highway Hero during an emotional presentation at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Webb was selected from among three finalists and presented with the award in front of industry press,…
  • TCA names Kretsinger Past Chairman of the Year
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) named Tom Kretsinger Jr. the winner of its 2017 Past Chairman Award. Kretsinger Jr. is the chairman of the board and CEO of American Central Transport based in Liberty, Missouri. He was…
  • TMW integrates TruckRight recruitment tool
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – TMW Systems has integrated TruckRight’s driver recruitment tool into its TMW.Suite platform, the company announced. Through the integration, driver data created or modified within the TruckRight portal is automatically pushed to a driver profile within the TMW.Suite…
  • OOIDA calls on Trump to ditch bad trucking regs
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is encouraging the Trump administration to “knock out bad regs.” The organization, representing small business truckers, launched its campaign at the Mid-America Trucking Show. It’s encouraging members to push back against…
  • TomTom Bridge adds ELD capability
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – TomTom says its Bridge ELD (electronic logging device) kit will provide truckers with the tools they need for electronic logging. The company partnered with M2M DataSmart, a wireless data service provider, to provide ELD capabilities to drivers.…
  • FAC plans to outsource parts transportation
    WINDSOR, Ont. – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FAC) has notified Unifor Local 444 that it plans to close its Windsor trucking division and outsource its auto parts transportation, according to a report in the Windsor Star. The union was notified late…
  • UPDATED: Arrest made after trucks shot at on Hwy. 97
    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The RCMP has made an arrest related to numerous shootings at commercial vehicles over an eight-hour period this past weekend. Between 8:30 p.m. March 24 and 2:45 a.m. March 25, police say they received numerous calls about…
  • Gordon Food Services announces new referral program
    HAMILTON, Ont. – Gordon Food Services (GFS) announced recently that it is rolling out a new referral incentive program exclusive to TTSAO Full Member Schools. The incentive program will run from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. GFS is offering…
  • Treating aftertreatment failure headaches
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Reducing maintenance costs related to exhaust aftertreatment systems requires fleets to develop their own preventive maintenance (PM) schedules and not rely solely on OEM recommendations. That’s the advice from Bryan Stewart, director of maintenance with Jones Logistics, who…
  • Building dreams
    Transformers lover builds the world's first fan-built replica of Optimus Prime to inspire his son
  • To platoon, or to LCV?
    MONTREAL, Que. — As last October’s platooning trials in Blainville, Que. were spinning down (see Truck News, December 2016), I began to wonder what two-truck platoons could offer that long combination vehicles (LCVs) could not. I reached out to three big…
  • Prison walls no match for Maxim
    PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. – Most people look to bust out of prison, but Maxim Truck and Trailer recently broke in. Coming to the aid of Hipperson Construction, which was performing some updates to the Prince Albert, Sask. penitentiary kitchen and…
  • Off the cuff
    The most common shoulder complaint that I see in my clinic among professional truck drivers are injuries to the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. It functions to stabilize…
  • Accepting that no one is to blame could be hard pill for public to swallow
    While I was at Omnitracs Outlook 2017 in Phoenix recently, I was part of a media luncheon that included a handful of representatives from US media outlets – I was the lone Canadian at the table – and various executives…
  • Schneider National announces launch of IPO
    GREEN BAY, Wisc. – Schneider National launched its initial public offering (IPO) of 28,947,000 shares of its Class B common stock today. The IPO price is between $18-$20 per share, the company said. Schneider is issuing and selling up to 16,842,000…
  • Navistar rolls out new OnCommand Connection Telematics, Marketplace
    LISLE, Ill. — Navistar announced the launch of its telematics solution, OnCommand Connection Telematics today. According to the company, the new solution includes hardware and applications in support of all Class 6-8 vehicles equipped with a J1939 or J1708 diagnostic port.…
  • Boosting Canada-US relations
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