Drivers and the public in general are often presented with a variety of products that claim to improve out health and life in some manner. All manner of odd inventions are presented to us with claims that they will make us feel better, loose weight, be more attractive, win the lottery and so on.
In our daily travels as drivers we are often ignored, or treated in ways that are less than respectful by others that we meet in our travels. It is truly a blessing to find those places that treat drivers with respect and a true compassion. I will try and feature a few of these places, and individuals each year as I find them in my travels.
Actually it is not. There is a new “environmentally friendly” product on the market. I say “new” however that is a bit of a misnomer, as it has been out for several years in fact. The product is the Thermoelectric fridge, or cooler; sometimes sold under the name “Superconducting Refrigerator”. Continue reading When is a Fridge not a Fridge???→
This year I took a day to stop in at the Mid-America Truck Show (MATS). Even though I was only able to stay for a single day, I must admit it was a great experience. The show covered over 1,000,000 square feet and even if I had been able to attend the entire time,it would have been a huge challenge to see all the exhibits and vendors. If you have never had the opportunity to attend, I highly suggest heading out there yourself the next time it’s going on.
As some of you know, I am a member and Wellness Ambassador for Rolling Strong™. And this year at MATS, they were demonstrating a product that I have been waiting all year for a chance to try out. The Freightliner In-Cab Fitness (FIT) System, was co-developed by Bob Perry, the Trucker Trainer™, and Sean Mohr in collaboration with Dr. Josef Loczi and Freightliner engineering and product marketing.