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Daily Summary for 3/12/2024

Big Rig Steve officially done for the day at safely parked at 19:04 CDT near Pell City, Alabama.

Title: Completed delivery, now reverse course

Big Rig Travels broadcast day began at 9:13 EDT at the Pilot near Tallapoosa, GA.  A sunny start to our day continuing our trip to Olive Branch, MS.  Back onto I-20 west.  

BRS pointed out central time zone and welcome to Alabama at 8:28 CDT, near Muscadine, AL. 

Near Heflin, AL, at 8:32 CDT received the green light to bypass the mass/weigh station.  BRS said at the long line backed up, they doing some business today.  BRS had good timing today to avoid that mess. 

Love’s stop near Heflin, AL for coffee at 8:37 CDT and fuel for all our tanks, as much as we can pile on.

Stopped at Tremont, MS at 11:53 CDT, broadcast resumed.

Mass weigh station near Fulton, MS at 12:07 CDT, no issues. 

“Oh no, dead end!  Huh? I hate it when that happens.” at 13:49 CST.  Thankfully he arrives at the receiver at 13:51 CDT.  He was able to “drop anywhere and pick up anywhere”.  Drop and hook completed at 14:31 CDT.

Welcome to Alabama at 16:25 CDT as we have now reversed course to head back to the shipper with an empty trailer. 

Stopped at 17:26 CDT near Jasper, AL at Love’s, but it is “jam packed”, so back to driving. 

Tried the QT near Pell City, AL at 18:46 CDT, no parking there either, so BRS said “at least let’s get coffee”, he ended up forgetting coffee, but found water on sale.

Numbers:  304 miles 489 km to return the trailer.  We covered 561 miles 902 km rolling out of Georgia, across Alabama, into Mississippi, visiting the customer and then back to Alabama.

Clocks: 1:19 hours on 11 hr,  2:25 hours on 14 hr,  51:48 hours on 70 hr.  Do not gain back hours tomorrow morning.  313 gallons to Love’s Gold status for April. 

No alarm clock ⏰ tomorrow.   Choose the BRT YouTube channel alarm bell to receive notifications for the start of our broadcast. 24/7 snowman camera on for the night.

Welcome to the constantly growing Big Rig Travels family. Big Rig Steve is glad to have you as part of the family.

Another good day for Big Rig Travels.

Welcome to Alabama.

Please post comments anything of importance or interest of today’s trip that was not included or feedback for Steve about todays broadcast. 

Yes, if you have missed today you can replay some or all of today’s trip. Choose the YouTube channel tab on Bigrigtravels website and while you’re at the website check out the BRT store for BRT merchandise. 

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