⌚ Not driving for 34 hours resets the 70-hour clock to maximum, but a 34-hour reset is rarely needed because hours automatically come back to the 70-hour clock from eight days ago.
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🛒If you shop Amazon you can help us without costing you any extra by simply using any Amazon ad on the https://bigrigtravels.com/ website before you make your purchases – then sign into your account.
🏃Amok Amok, Amok… it’s Running Amok Time !!!
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🐸Aunt Jemima, Frogspawn Born, Mother of Tadpoles. The Watcher on the Dash, The Shield Who Guards the Truck. Devourer of Cheetos. Adored by her millions of fans around the world.
All Things Bacon… 🥓 🥓 🥓 🥓 🥓
📶Steve broadcasts all of his driving when he is able. However sometimes there are unavoidable issues with weak signals or no signal at all. These issues are out of his control.
📶Live broadcasts like this are low priority on cell towers. If towers are overloaded it can cause buffering. This has nothing to do with the broadcasting equipment in the truck.
🛒”Joshua Tree in 2023!” The new 2023 BRT calendars are ready for orders. Big and small wall size as well as standup desktop.https://bigrigtravels.com/Store/
🛒Need an all purpose greeting or note card? Check out our Signature Line of original cards! https://bigrigtravels.com/Store/greetingnotecards/
🤐Steve cannot reveal what cargo he is hauling until after delivery. Check the menu bar on the website for the new trip blog
💬Steve (The Driver) cannot read the chat while driving for safety reasons. However, he does sometimes check in and chat while stopped.
⚠️Error: Overfed frog detected 🐸. Request for Cheetos denied.
☕How about buying your driver and tour guide a cup of coffee? You can do so by clicking right here – (it’s much cheaper than superchat) https://www.buymeacoffee.com/BigRigTravels
🤐Steve is a company driver. However, we don’t discuss the company’s name. This is for security and privacy reasons.
💬Join our gathering place on Discord! Follow the link to find the BigRigTravels Road Crew Server https://discord.gg/Q77cwtGJgg
💬Are you on Facebook? Join our Road Crew Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/groups/183265405558688/?multi_permalinks=183525282199367¬if_id=1510682242648246¬if_t=group_activity
❔Check out our FAQ page for some common questions we get at https://bigrigtravels.com/frequently-asked-questions/
📽️Steve’s vlog about the recorded vs live formats https://bigrigtravels.com/new-4k-videos-and-telemetry
🚚Simplified driving hours rules: max 11 hours a day driving; max 14 hours a day on duty; max 8 hours driving before 30 min break; max 70 hours on duty per 8 days on a rolling basis.
ℹ For information we recommend (1) The BRT web site http://bigrigtravels.com/ (2) Google Maps https://maps.google.com/ (3) Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/
🚚When Steve’s off-air you can watch his friend “Germany Jens” for some European live stream trucking. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSGrdeSz_R_p-1iTqIkxnzQ/videos
🌐This is an English speaking only channel. Please use https://translate.google.com/ to translate or learn english for free on http://www.duolingo.com/
⛽Love’s rewards scheme https://www.loves.com/en/my-love-rewards Steve’s rule of Love’s: 500 gals/Gold by the 10th of the month, 1000/Platinum by the 20th, and 1500/Diamond by the 30th.
🌐 Trip map can be found here: https://bigrigtravels.com/current-trip/
🐘Mastodon is an alternative to Twitter. BRT is on Mastodon @BigRigTravels@convo.casa (can be accessed from any server)
🤝🏻Get a special Road Crew medallion! To arrange a meetup with Steve, email him at email@example.com as soon as possible. Meetups can only be at truckstops on his route.
🛒What’s in YOUR pocket? Get your official BigRigTravels Membership card for your wallet, purse, or pocket! https://bigrigtravels.com/Store/membership-card/
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💥 Anyone asking about Steve’s next trip is liable to incur the Terrible and Enduring Wrath of Jemima. You definitely don’t want that to happen to you. Enjoy this trip, don’t worry about the next one.
😊Neff Kinchen thinks this is a Nice Town ..
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🛈For the latest status/news while Steve is off air, check the status bar on the front page of the web site https://bigrigtravels.com/
🛈Our current speed, altitude, location and local time are overlayed on the broadcast screen.
💲Now you can donate directly through PayPal in any amount in any currency by using this link: https://www.paypal.me/BigRigTravels
📷 Visit Steve’s “Photo of the Day” on the BRT web site. https://bigrigtravels.com/picture-of-the-day-calendar
📽️This premiere was recorded on a GoPro camera and no Starlink equipment was used. Steve’s blog has the technical details https://bigrigtravels.com/new-4k-videos-and-telemetry
📽️This is a premiere. That means it’s a recording and not one of our normal live broadcasts. The camera view, the on-screen graphics, and the resolution may all differ from the live broadcast format.
🏔️ This is a useful map which shows the major mountain ranges and other geographic regions of North America https://www.freeworldmaps.net/united-states/us-mountain-ranges-map.jpg
🛌🏻Relax! Steve has over 2 million miles and he has handled all types of weather and traffic. Just sit back and enjoy the ride and let BigRigSteve do the driving, he will get you there safely!
📸Want to see pictures of some of the roadcrew that has met Steve? Go to this link: https://bigrigtravels.smugmug.com/The-Road-Crew/BigRigTravels-Road-Crew-Meetups/
📜Please keep the chat family friendly and kid safe. Chatting on this channel is a privilege, not a right. Respect to one another is required. Rules: https://bigrigtravels.com/youtube-chat-rules/
ℹ Our 2022 Cascadia has the following safety features: Detroit Assurance, Lane departure, triple drivecams, Active Brake Assist, Traffic Sign Display, Adaptive Cruise Control
📸 Even when Steve is off air on YouTube, his Snowman 24/7 still camera keeps you up to date. https://bigrigtravels.com/24-7-view
🛈Steve’s truck is governed to a maximum of 65 MPH. You can see our current speed on the bottom left of your screen!
📡 This broadcast is via the cell phone data system, not Starlink. Steve will install the Starlink equipment when he has time during one of his routine breaks. We hope that will improve the signal.
💥Hearing static in our stream? We must temporarily be in a location with a lot of interference. We have no control over this but hang tight, it should resolve itself shortly.
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🛒Get yourself some Road Trip Souvenirs at https://bigrigtravels.com/Store/
🛈 Our fuel carrying capacities are: Tractor has 2 – 100 gallon tanks. DEF/AdBlue tank has 17 gallons. Regular refrigerated trailer has 50 gallons. Rail refrigerated trailers carry 100 gallons.
📜Conversation and comments relating to trucking or the current ongoing chat is welcomed. Posting random words, comments etc for no real reason is simply annoying and not welcomed.
🛈Steve pulls a refrigerated (reefer) trailer and typically hauls food related products. He may also haul dry goods that require temperature or humidity control.
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🌐Although Steve will usually follow the route on the trip map fairly closely, he may deviate from the posted route for various reasons.
🌐The route Steve drives is influenced by fuel stops, which are set by his company at predetermined points. Otherwise, Steve is allowed to choose the route he drives.
🌐The purple points on the trip map are route points, only added to make the map display the route correctly. They are not stopping, shipping or delivery points.
🚚Steve drives a 2022 Freightliner Cascadia. It is equipped with a Detroit Diesel Gen 5 engine and a DT12 automatic (AMT) transmission. It was put into service on 2/8/22 with 81 miles on it.
🌐BRT is on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BigRigTravels (no Twitter account needed to read it)
🛌I’m busy sleeping at the moment….what do you want?
🚚 A trailer washout involves the cleaning, rinsing, and sanitizing of the inside of trailers to remove dirt, food products, and contaminants.
👓Welcome to a BRT watch party. There won’t be any driving on this stream and audio might be muted for long periods.
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🛈For all the latest trip information and more visit our website at https://www.BigRigTravels.com
🙋Welcome to the BigRigTravels Live Stream! Please visit our website to find out where we are, where we’ve been, and where we are going. https://www.BigRigTravels.com
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