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Eating lunch.

Lunch buffet.

Break finished, ate lunch, ready to go again.


Loaded next load here.


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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  • 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…
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    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…
  • Trouble for Diesel on the horizon?
    Gasoline continues to outperform diesel in the ‘On-road Demand Sweepstakes,’ for light trucks. Indeed, the sales of these Plus SUV’s, and their funny cousins in the attic, the Crossover, are outselling staid old sedans by two to one. Colour me…
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  • Follow the leader
    Impressive demonstrations in Europe hint of a transformational technology to come
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    Choose the correct technology to achieve your goals and avoid data overload
  • Trucking and the Internet of Things
    Getting a handle on the profound effect on how trucks are spec’ed, operated and maintained now and into the future
  • Legislated or not, the only rule in trucking is “expect change”
    Whether you’re a fleet owner or a driver, the hand of government is never far away and it can almost seem as if it’s interested only in making your lives more difficult. The last decade, for example, saw more stringent…
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  • International to make driver assistance technology standard
    LISLE, Ill. – International Truck says it will soon be the first original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to include a collision mitigation system that comes standard on its Class 8 vehicles. The LT Series on-highway Class 8 tractor will come with…
  • Hyndman to open new Ontario terminal
    WROXETER, Ont. – Hyndman Transport has announced the upcoming opening of a new trucking terminal in Ayr, Ont. The new terminal is located at 2616 Cedar Creek Road, just off Ontario Highway 401 and Highway 97 at Exit 268. The…
  • Trucking HR Canada’s Youth with Drive committee holds first meeting
    TORONTO, Ont. –Trucking HR Canada recently held its first Youth with Drive Advisory Committee meeting, where a group that includes a mix of age groups and some of the trucking industry’s youngest leaders helped develop a plan to raise awareness about the opportunities in…
  • Peterbilt offers sleeper heater on Models 579, 567
    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt announced its no-idle fuel-fired heater is now available for Model 579s and 567s equipped with 44-inch sleepers.  The system can now be spec’d with the full range of Peterbilt sleepers: 44-, 58-, 72- and 80-inch. According to…
  • Eaton offering remote diagnostics on automated transmissions
    HANOVER, Germany — Eaton has announced the availability of a new IntelliConnect remote diagnostics platform for its automated transmissions. The system provides near real-time monitoring of vehicle fault codes related to the transmission. Alerts are provided to the fleet manager…
  • Eaton showcases autonomous docking technologies
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    WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a final rule today to allow the voluntary mounting of certain devices on the interior of the windshields of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), including placement within the area that…
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34 Ho Agenda with Ron Stroope & Tom Wiles

34 Ho Agenda with Ron Stroope & Tom Wiles

Episode 34 of Ho! Agenda with Ron Stroope & Tom Wiles