Tachoblog brings you this week’s View From The Cab – our weekly look through the Tachoblog Tribe’s windscreems – after a three week break.

View From The Cab Logo11 427x62The Tachoblog Tribe have been kindly sending in their Views and we’ll crack on with them in a moment.  But first an apology.

Thanks to the (ahem) wonders of technology, we did have about 6 more Views than you’ll see today.  However, for some reason Twitter has decided to make them ‘unavailable’.

So, if you sent in a View and we don’t show it, please resend it and we’ll use it next week.

Right, let’s get on with this week’s View From The Cab.

We begin with Reaperracing who sent two Views.  The first showing this truck ‘improperly loaded and nice tilt to the left, running up the I294 around Chicago’…

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

…Reaperracing’s second View is of the ‘typical holiday weekend customs line up at Port Huron, Michigan’.

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View From The Cab Logo11 427x62Amishtrucker’s first View is from ‘along US77 near Refugio, Texas, one of those old railroad water tanks is still there, along the railroad. Doubt they use it as there are no steamers running this line’…

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…This is ‘US 59 in the Wharton area, looking at a rain shower in the distance. That is a harvested cotton field on the right’…

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His final View From The Cab is ‘another shot of US59 near Hungerford, Texas’.

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View From The Cab Logo11 427x62From New Zealand, Vic H sent us three batches of Views, one for each week that View From The Cab hasn’t been published.

These first pictures come from week ending 26th August.

‘Just a few photos taken as I was heading north on SH1 between Taihape and Waiouru in the central North Island…

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…’The snow was starting to melt and disappear’…

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…’Spring will officially arrive on the 1st September.’

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These Views are from the week ending 2nd September.

‘Heading home through the central North Island again this week; no sign of snow now’…

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…’Then getting closer to Auckland, going north along the Waikato Expressway’…

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…’The following morning back southwards near Lake Taupo, with some of the chimneys from the Wairakei Geothermal Power Station visible behind some farm buildings’.

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Lastly these are Vic’s Views for this week – ie week ending 9th September

‘I have just returned from a 5-day 3000km trip to Cromwell in Central Otago to pick up a tanker load of some of the world’s best Pinot Noir wine! I know 3000km in 5 days doesn’t sound much, but there was a fair bit of loading and unloading at different places and our roads are generally not very flat or straight. This is the road that follows the East coast of the South Island’…

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…’Then down near Cromwell it goes along Lake Dunstan’…

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…’On the way back I met up with this small mob of sheep being moved to another paddock’…

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…’The road then goes through the Lindis Pass; at about 3,200ft a.s.l. this road is the highest in the South Island State highway network and is often closed by snow in the winter’…

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…’A bit further on the road goes alongside Lake Tekapo; water from this lake, as with most of NZ’s lakes, is used to generate hydro-electricity’.

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And that’s all from View For The Cab for this week.

Tachoblog’s thanks to the Tachoblog Tribe for sending in their Views.

Please do keep sending in your Views while Tachoblog is away.  If you’re a truck driver and would like to join in with View From The Cab then you are most welcome to.

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 was taken.

Whether you’re a driver or not, you can join in (and win prizes too) with Summer Trucking, our new photographic competition.   Have a look at our Summer Trucking page for full details.