BRT Trip Blog for Thursday: January 13, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 01/13/2022
    • Loading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 01/13/2022
    • Unloading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 60 Degrees F. / 15.5 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 43,236 Lbs. / 19,611 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Alcohol
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 0 / 0
    • Loaded: 0 / 0
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Scattered Clouds, Temperature 41 Degrees F, 5 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Scattered Clouds, Temperature 55 Degrees F, 12.7 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Steve picked up a trailer loaded and waiting in the yard and made delivery literally across the street from terminal!

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BRT Trip Blog for Friday: January 07, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 01/07/2022
    • Loading Location: Rancho Cucamonga, California
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: One Hour.
  • Delivery Date: 01/07/2022
    • Unloading Location: Tracy, California
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: Five Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius:  No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 20,183 Lbs. / 9,155 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: V8 Vegetable Drinks.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 28 / 45
    • Loaded: 363 / 580
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 57 Degrees F, 13.9 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Fair, Temperature 49 Degrees F, 9.4 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 10.3 MPG. / 22.8364 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes:

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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: December 31, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 12/31/2021
    • Loading Location: Lathrop, California
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 01/03/2022
    • Unloading Location: Boise, Idaho
    • TYPE: Live Unload
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 43,092 Lbs. / 19,546 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: 3,230 cans of pitted olives.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 121 / 195
    • Loaded: 622 / 1,001
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Few Clouds, Temperature 50 Degrees F, 10 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 41 Degrees F, 5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 6.2 MPG. / 37.9378 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Although this load was picked up Friday it is still the first load of 2022! Steve traversed Donner Pass with no problems and provided viewers with great scenery as well. The receiver had set a delivery time of 9PM MST Monday evening.
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BRT Trip Blog for Tuesday: December 21, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 12/21/2021
    • Loading Location: Findlay, Ohio
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 12/22/2021
    • Unloading Location: Janesville, Wisconsin
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: Two Hours.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 43,573 Lbs. / 19,764 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Campbell’s Soups.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 45 / 72
    • Loaded: 403 / 644
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Clear, Temperature 40 Degrees F, 4.4 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Fair, Temperature 13 Degrees F, -10.5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.8 MPG. / 30.1557 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes:
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BRT Trip Blog for Monday: January 10, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 01/10/2022
    • Loading Location: Mira Loma, California
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On Site Time: Two Hours.
  • Delivery Date: 01/13/2022
    • Unloading Location: Denver, Colorado
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 38 Degrees F. / 3.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 27,069 Lbs. / 12,278 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Restaurant supplies and ingredients.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 49/ 78
    • Loaded: 1,038 / 1,670
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Cloudy, Temperature 60 Degrees F, 15.5 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Scattered Clouds, Temperature 41 Degrees F, 5 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 7.7 MPG. / 30.5473 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: 
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BRT Trip Blog ‘B’ for Tuesday: January 04, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 01/04/2022
    • Loading Location: Caldwell, Idaho
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On Site Time: One Hour.
  • Delivery Date: 01/06/2022
    • Unloading Location: City of Industry, California
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: -10 Degrees F. / -23.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 43,092 Lbs. / 19,546 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: McDonald’s French Fries.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 29 / 46
    • Loaded: 845 / 1,352
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Light Snow, Temperature 34 Degrees F, 1 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Sunny, Temperature 72.8 Degrees F, 22.7 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 6.9 MPG. / 34.0891 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: This trip brought Steve back to warmer weather with some fresh Idaho potatoes (fries) ready for McDonald’s patrons!

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BRT Trip Blog for Sunday: December 26, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 12/26/2021
    • Loading Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
    • TYPE: Pre-Loaded Trailer.
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 12/31/2021
    • Unloading Location: Watsonville, California
    • TYPE: Live Unload.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 42,773 Lbs. / 19,401 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Assorted Alcohol.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 63 / 100
    • Loaded: 1,080 / 1,728
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Overcast, light snow, Temperature 31 Degrees F, -.5 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Coastal Clouds, Temperature 48.5 Degrees F, 9.2 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 5.5 MPG. / 42.7663 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: This was a very unique trip for BRT! It took several days to get through Nevada due to inclement weather. Next, the road crew was rewarded with beautiful snow covered vistas as Steve traversed the Sierras in 1080p. Lastly, the adventure led us through the beautiful coastal hills right out of a John Steinbeck novel to Watsonville, California on New Years Eve for the final delivery of 2021!
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BRT Trip Blog for Saturday: January 08, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 01/08/2022
    • Loading Location: Brisbane, California
    • TYPE: Live Load.
    • On Site Time: 45 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 01/09/2022
    • Unloading Location: Los Angeles, California
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer.
    • On-Site Time: One Hour
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: 38 Degrees F. / 3.3 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 23,600 Lbs. / 10,705 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Amazon Fresh Vegetables.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 110 / 177
    • Loaded: 382 / 615
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Sunny, Temperature 53.5 Degrees F, 11.9 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Clear, Temperature 54.1 Degrees F, 12.3 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 9.6 MPG. / 24.5015 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: This trip brought Steve, his truck, and the Road Crew into the City by the Bay with some great views and a new BRT viewer record! The trip continued north back over the new section of the Bay Bridge and back south to Socal, warmer temps, and Steve’s next road trip back to the top of the US interstate system!
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BRT Trip ‘Mini’ Trip Blog ‘A’ for Tuesday: January 4, 2022.

  • Pickup Date: 01/04/2022
    • Loading Location: Boise, Idaho
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: (Attempted) 01/04/2022
    • Unloading Location: Meridian, Idaho
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius: No Refrigeration.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 19,727 Lbs. / 8,948 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Dry Coffee Creamer.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 0 / 0
    • Loaded: 26 / 42
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Partly Sunny, Temperature 32 Degrees F, 0 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Attempted Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 32 Degrees F, 0 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 6.2 MPG. / 37.9378 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: This trailer was missing the BOL. By the time Steve received the BOL, he was very late for delivery. Steve attempted the delivery anyway and got refused. Thus, the trailer was returned back to the Boise drop lot. The loaded mileage reflects the trip loaded from Boise to Meridian and back.

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BRT Trip Blog for Wednesday: December 22, 2021.

  • Pickup Date: 12/22/2021
    • Loading Location: Belvidere, Illinois
    • TYPE: Pre-loaded Trailer
    • On Site Time: 45 Minutes.
  • Delivery Date: 12/24/2021
    • Unloading Location: Corinne, Utah
    • TYPE: Drop Trailer
    • On-Site Time: 30 Minutes.
  • Trailer Temperature: Fahrenheit/Celsius:  -10 Degrees F. / -23 Degrees C.
  • Cargo Weight: Pounds/Kilograms: 4,453 Lbs. / 2,019 Kg.
  • Cargo Hauled: Bakers Breads.
  • Approximate Mileages: Miles/Kilometers:
    • Empty: 42 / 67
    • Loaded: 1,381 / 2,210
  • Weather at Pick-up Location: Broken Clouds, Temperature 26 Degrees F, 3.3 Degrees C.
  • Weather at Drop-off Location: Overcast, Temperature 35 Degrees F, 1.6 Degrees C.
  • Average Miles Per Gallon/Liters per 100 Kilometers: 9.0 MPG. / 26.135 L/100 KM.
  • Additional Notes: Rich, along with his wife and baby met up with Steve after a careful crossing of Wyoming. Rich had met Steve before back in 2009, in Arkansas. Merry Christmas to all!

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