Joe Schmitt’s 2017 Peterbilt 389 company truck

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Joe Schmitt drives this 2017 Peterbilt 389 for Pfister Bulk Transport out of New Holstein, Wisconsin, pulling hopper bottoms hauling bulk commodities. The rig is powered by a 500-hp Paccar MX-13 with an Eaton 18-speed and 3:25 rears. The trailer is a 44-foot 2019 Mac pneumatic tanker with a mirror finish. The modest customizations to the truck include a 20-inch bumper, some lights and the striping on the truck. Pfister owns the truck and trailer, which Schmitt drives through the Lower 48 and Canada. During his 30-year driving career, Schmitt has amassed more than 3 million accident-free miles and has been both an owner-operator and company driver.

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