This week’s View From The Cab (our weekly look through the windscreens of the Tachoblog Tribe) is truly global….

And Tachoblog’s delighted about that!

In a just a moment you’ll be able to see, amongst other things, a  New Zealand rainbow, Ugandan Policemen, green Swedish fields and German fog.  Oh, and a blocked roundabout in England too.  It’s all here you know!

In last week’s View From The Cab we ended with a picture from Bergmanman, so it’s quite fitting that this week we start with his ‘view in the rear mirror. Heading to Hudiksvall from Falun’…

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Now click below for more from Bergmanman and the rest of this week’s View From The Cab…

…Bergmanman’s second view is of the ‘nice scenery of outside Mockfjärd. Anout to pick up some lumber and head for weekend’.

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Meanwhile LakewoodLoon was in ‘Maple Heights, Ohio – looking for Garfield the cat – Garield is the town over the freeway’…

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…’Maple Heights, Shuffling Sugar.  This is this weeks official VFTC shot of THE cab. – I’ve sent plenty of them this past winter from within the cab at this location.    What I’ve NOT done is any kind of a blog post for some time, for Tachoblog or anywhere else.  And I’ve been itching to do one’…

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…’Had ideas fall into my head, and out into the ears of my fellow truckers and geeks on my phone’s dialer. One of the things that drives me nuts, is the lack of ability to get some of the fun, geeky things done when work get’s busy. But if work is busy, the Bills are paid. So, there IS an up side to that’…

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…’But I sometimes take a backward look at things, and “Wonder About it All”. I tend to see that life on this planet is bound to happen. Earth has a cosmic explosion of life.  Life can’t help but happen on our planet.  Take a small flower, it’s just doing what it’s DNA is programed to do. Grow, Live, reproduce, and then die.  If someone notices it’s beauty, they get to enjoy it. The Flower doesn’t care, it’s going going do it’s thing no matter if we notice it or not’…

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…’And some flowers do their thing of beauty in places we might not notice. icon smile

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Vic H promised us that he’s ‘not going to keep sending you rainbow shots instead of sunrise ones [Vic, if they're as good as the ones you've already sent then please don't stop!], but I rather liked this rainbow as I drove along the Desert Road a couple of days ago as I was heading for the South Island’…

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…’Then getting near Wellington the road follows the coast for a short while, so here are a few shots of some stormy weather where all the vehicles get covered with salt spray’…

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…’People in cars heading for the Inter Island ferries see these waves and start to get a bit queasy wondering what the 3-hour ferry crossing will be like’…

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…’But regular travellers know that big waves here mean that the crossing will be a smooth one’…

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Niall Yeldham was stuck on the ’roundabout at the junction of M62 & M57, St.Helens, England’.

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Rainerri1967 wasn’t stuck but it was a ‘foggy morning in Ahrweiler near Bonn’…

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…His co-driver(!) ‘Pinky dons the Sun glasses. Hope we have a sunny day’.

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Darkstaff was ‘getting unloaded at the Brayton Point Energy Plant in Somerset, Massachusetts.  It’s the largest Fossil Fuel electric generation plant in New England’.  So now you know says Tachoblog!

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TexasTrucker was in Holland, Michigan where it was also foggy.

Lastly Jerry B – who is making a very welcomed return to View From The Cab – was on his ‘way to visit a potential client the other day, to try to secure some work for our specialised welding company as it happens, I passed Traffic Plod in action, this finely-honed group of flat footed operatives having driven over their own Stinger frame and were now stuck on it. I would normally have stopped to help but time was pressing and my stomach was aching from…’…

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…’After the brief meeting at my destination, we had a walk around the container yard, and bimbling around a corner with my host what should I bump into other than…….a fairly hefty, brand new Kenworth 6×6 oilfield truck with a cement pump on the back. This is a big brute, it goes without saying, one of a pair to be based in Uganda soon, belonging to a major multinational company readying itself to work in the oilfields here’…

…’A C500 maybe……there was no indication as to what model it was, but not something you see every day, even in Africa!’.

And that’s all for this week’s View From The Cab.  Tachoblog hopes you liked it as much as we did.

Don’t forget that if you’d like to join the Tachoblog Tribe and View From The Cab, then you’re more than welcome.

All you have to do is email your Views to vftc@tachoblog.com or send a tweet starting #vftc to @tachoblog, or post them on Tachoblog’s Facebook Wall.   Please remember include a line or two of text that says, if nothing else, where the picture (or video!) was taken.

Finally, before we go, Tachoblog would like to thank the Tachoblog Tribe for sending in their Views – they’re what make View From The Cab what it is!