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  1. FlyingVan


    Daimler's version of an electric truck. Range 250 miles, recharges to 80% in 90 minutes, 90 minutes for 200 miles of range. Might work on somewhat local runs. Daimler eCascadia: What Is It Like to Drive An Electric Semi Truck? | Digital Trends
  2. FlyingVan

    Mercedes opens Charleston SC Sprinter plant

    Finally it's open for business. First order: 20,000 Sprinters for Amazon. Mercedes-Benz opens $500 million Sprinter plant in South Carolina Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
  3. FlyingVan

    Fool me once.....April is here

    "Here cometh April again and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever." -Charles Lamb
  4. FlyingVan

    October banter and locations.

    On the way to Indiana from Florida, stopped home for a day. Sent from my LG-H918 using Tapatalk
  5. FlyingVan

    2013+ Freightliner Cascadia Expediter

    Anyone on here owns a 2013+ Cascadia Straight Truck with the DD13 engine and Eaton 10 speed Ultrashift? How do you like it? Any issues with the Eaton? What is the fuel mileage? I am looking at what's available on the used market in the event my truck needs replacing, and while I would like the...
  6. FlyingVan

    Signs of times to come?

    The other day I stopped at the TA on I40 west of Asheville, NC for a quick shower. I just parked my truck and was getting ready to get out and a guy walks up to my truck. I was thinking it was one of those guys that his girlfriend's mother died and he needed money to get to the funeral, or any...
  7. FlyingVan

    March banter and locations

    Spring, hurry up. I want to bake in the sun a little bit. Sent from my VS995 using Tapatalk
  8. FlyingVan

    February in the Load One land

    Good morning folks. At home, getting ready to go back in service. But, sure don't feel like it. I got bit by Eddie's bug. Lol. Sent from my SM-G900P using Tapatalk
  9. FlyingVan

    February 2017 locations and more

    Here we come. January was pretty good considering the weather and such. Hope for an even better February for all of us. At home, back in service later today. Sent from my SM-G900P using Tapatalk
  10. FlyingVan

    Landstar Sprinter Question

    I decided to put this thread here because I want to get some input from the other people that cannot post in the Landstar forum. One of my friends that drive a Sprinter for Landstar got a nice Christmas gift from them. He got a call that his Class C commercial license is not adequate and he...
  11. FlyingVan

    Qualcomm Issue

    So yesterday with about 25 minutes of driving time left on the clock I went off duty for my 30 minutes break. After 31 minutes I got back on the road, the qualcomm showing that I had 4+ hours of drive time left. Then, after about 5 minutes of driving the qualcomm beeped at me, the red...
  12. FlyingVan

    Happy Mothers Day!

    Happy Mothers Day to Sally and all other mothers of The Team. I hope you all have a good day today, between being a cook and a doctor and a maid and the many many other hats that you are wearing. I couldn't do all that you ladies do. You Rock!!!!!
  13. FlyingVan

    Who am I going to vote for?????

  14. FlyingVan

    February 2016 locations

    Now that January is over, I can say that it has been the best month of 2016. [emoji12] [emoji6] [emoji4] [emoji4] [emoji4] Will February be better? Somewhere in central Ohio waiting for a 6 am delivery. Sent from my SM-G900P using Tapatalk
  15. FlyingVan

    January 2016 locations

    Happy New Year from my comfortable office at home. I will be back in service Sunday, hoping for a load Monday. I hope 2016 will be more profitable for all of my fellow expediters. Sent from my SM-G900P using Tapatalk
  16. FlyingVan

    Did he fear for his life?

    Video Appears to Show Officer Manhandling Student
  17. FlyingVan

    Made in USA Sprinters

    Not set in stone yet, but it looks like the new Sprinters will be built in North Charleston, SC. Daimler expected to add 1,200 jobs at Mercedes van plant in North Charleston - Aiken Standard
  18. FlyingVan

    Sprinter?? Transit?? Diesel?? Gas??

    Since my Sprinter is getting higher up in age and mileage (11 years old and 678,000 miles) I have been thinking: What will I replace it with if something major happens to it? There are 3 choices: Sprinter, Transit and ProMaster. I eliminated the ProMaster based on looks alone, so for me, there...
  19. FlyingVan

    December 2014

    December started strong for me. Hope it stays that way. TN to MI. Where are you?
  20. FlyingVan

    Say Hi to July

    Wow, half an hour in July on the east coast and nobody started a thread on it? Everybody must be busy. That explains why I am sitting. Oh, Atlanta.