After I dropped my load in Littleton, Colorado I slept for a few hours on their dock until the word came down: I was to deadhead about 400 miles to Lexington, Nebraska to the Tyson plant I've been to before and take a load down to Kansas. They gave me a 24-hour window to pick up the load, which was nice. I spent the night in North Platte, Nebraska and picked up this morning.
This isn't a long run at all, but counting the deadhead it is fairly nice for weekend work around here. Since I'm fairly low in available hours at the moment, by not running any harder today I will have more hours to string together during the early part of the week when freight is humming.
When I got to Emporia it was the same refrain: your tank is at about 70% full and it has to be at 75% in order to drop. Four gallons of fuel later, and a round trip to the local truck stop, and the trailer was off my back and I grabbed an empty.
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Bonus: A sunrise from Tyler, Texas I shot a week ago:
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