Last night I had to pay $20 for a parking spot at TA in Cartersville GA. In the late afternoon yesterday my load switched and I had to deadhead over to Covington Tennessee from McDonough GA. It's almost 500 miles.
Had the Monday off because of labor day, took out a vacation day for it so I didn't lose any money. started Tuesday morning in Columbus Ohio with a load from interstate Cold storage on Roberts road, to Kroger in Forest Par read more..
I wonder if this week will be now dangerous than normal cause of all the protests around the country. Dayton had curfew at 9 p.m. this weekend, Columbus had at 10 p.m. While other cities like New York and Philadelphia were read more..
Another wonderful warm day here in northern Pennsylvania. I'm now at the US Cold Storage in Hazleton PA picking up a preloaded trailer going to C&S in Aberdeen MA. Not a long ride at all. Appointment is at 18:00. The re read more..
Looks like we'll be getting a hot week, at least here around the nyc. Had my night at the rest area in Snow Shoe PA at usual and woke up to great weather. Traffic is also increasing here in the city which is not so good.read more..
Left Ohio like any other Monday yesterday, what's raining a lot and it's raining today as well from what I'm hearing. Here in New York the weather is great, warm and feels like summer.
I got all three stops this week, some local runs in Pennsylvania before I'm heading back West.
No Bronx this week on my New York City delivery which makes my day even shorter. just took the night last night here on the regular rest area in Danville Pennsylvania and I'm about to head the rest of the way now.read more..
Another delivery finished in New York City, now having a little break at Walt Whitman travel plaza on the Jersey turnpike. I started a little too early this morning so I have time for this.
heading towards Newark in read more..
It was another long day yesterday, I started the day at Hunts Point in Bronx drow down to qpsi for a load, then headed all the way over here to Dayton Ohio and called it at night. It was a good run and it was good to read more..
It's week 14 already and we had a great weekend, really warm weather on Saturday. It was great, but thunderstorms came and ruined some of it, but turned well later on. Sunday was good too.
Monday was another day bac read more..
Another weekend down, but I literally only stayed home expect for a short trip to the grocery store.
No I'm back on the road again for another trip to New York City, but this will probably be my last one for a wh read more..
Been having some issues with the reefer on this trailer, it randomly shutting off due to an alternator/battery error so I decided it was time to fix it, so here I am at TA in Wheeling WV.
My banana load is scheduled read more..
Haven't been able up update very much lately on this blog, mainly because I've been busy with work, my project and washing my hands.
Things are really getting crazy over here now, they're shutting literally do read more..
I just woke up to a beautiful day here in the Bronx. The sun is shining the sky is blue and the temperature is in the 50s.
I got done very late yesterday, the customers were really busy and I wasn't up here before 6 read more..
Yes, the weekend it's over and I'm back at Dole to pick up another load to New York City.
It was kind of a shity week because the house I was going to buy got taken right in front of my eyes. Now a new house hunt go read more..
Then I'm in the washing line at Blue Beacon here in Bordentown after delivering to quick stops in New York City yesterday. The day went fast up there and I spent the night here in Bordentown. I just got up at 7 the wait is read more..
I'm back in New York City again after a long day on the road from Ohio. Started early this morning, picking up the usual load at Dole. Drove most of the day with just a couple of breaks. Once was actually just to get fuel. read more..
These NYC loads are really busy and hectic. I miss my old loads to Spring City, those were the good times. Hopefully, they can find me something back there again soon.
Today I started about 4 hours from read more..
There are not enough hours to go from Dayton to Port Washington New York. Today I started at noon from home and I went straight over to Springfield to pick up my trailer. It was done at the usual time like 1-2 p.m.
After taking my night at a travel plaza on i-80 in Ohio I started relatively early. Somewhere between 8-9 this morning. I drove for a couple hours before i decided it was time for a late breakfast and shower, so I eventuall read more..
Another late night delivery in Bronx, just backed into their ramp and now waiting for them to come in at 6. They they won't be ready to work before closer to 7 anyway.
It looks like that big round trip with 2000+ mi read more..
Another week and another load back to New York City. Now sitting outside R Best in Port Washington, waiting to get my hours back so I can drive the last 30-40 seconds into their yard and deliver. It really starts to g read more..
I woke up at 2 am this morning, feeling super tired. I showed up at Walmart security gate at 2:30 but was told I couldn't check in before 3:00 a.m. So I had no other choice than head back and wait another 30 minutes.< read more..
Started my day 8:30 from TA in Bordentown, filled up the 60 gallons required for free parking and headed down towards Gloucester City to pick up my banana load.
I arrived just in time, a few minutes before 10. Check read more..
Done with the deliveries in New York, but didn't get out fast enough to make it down to pickup my banana load in Gloucester, so it got picked up by somebody else. Instead I got another banana load to Walmart in Gordonsville read more..
Back in NYC again and now it seems like this will be my route until something better comes up. My beloved route with Boar's Head deli to Spring City PA has been lost. It's really sad, it was a perfect route, but I'm crossin read more..
I was up early and didn't get much sleep last night, but i slept well for a few hours. The produce load out from Springfield was supposed to be pre-loaded at 13:00, I showed up on time and they'd just put the trailer in the read more..
Got the OS&D worked out this morning and now I got the cab full of small cups of frozen orange juice. 384 to be exact. I'll bring them home and drink them slowly.
Last load before weekend was a load that w read more..
Woke up this morning, parked at the shoulder on the on-ramp to I78 just by Loves in Hamburg PA. I was done late at Gregory Packaging and was running low on hours. As we all know; not easy to find parking when it gets late.< read more..
I showed up to Qpsi just over 9, got loaded and ready to go by 11. The trailer was dropped in Tobyhanna a few hours later, to no surprise they had no empties up there.
I contacted dispatch who routed me down t read more..
The day went pretty smooth, got started with my first delivery around 9, then headed over to Foodnation where i did my second delivery an hour before appointment time. Was done at 1400, then off to Hunt Point market where I read more..
I managed to get home for Christmas, then I went back to work on Friday for a delivery at Western Beef and a second stop out in Port Washington.
After delivery on Sunday morning in Bronx I had no other load scheduled so I got stuck there for the rest of the weekend. I was way too optimistic to think that I would have a load on Sunday.
Not very fun to h read more..
I'm back at Boar's Head in Spring City and it seems to be a snowy day. started very late like 1:30 p.m. from New Castle Indiana yesterday and arrived in Springa City this morning at 12:30 a.m. read more..
A good week so far, delivered my Boar's Head load up in Spring City and had an extended rest outside Walmart in King of Prussia.
Now I'm at MTC logistics down in Baltimore waiting for my load. The appointment read more..
After a day in New York I had finished my deliveries and spent the night at Hunts Point market.
The next day I found my way down to TMI trading in Brooklyn, at first a very intimidating place cause of the way you ne read more..
This is my second trip to NYC and Long Island. Same stops as last time, but a pickup from Brooklyn, very close to my second stop. Weather is great today, in the mid 40s.
Thanksgiving is also coming up for whoever is read more..
It's been a real winter for once around where I've traveled. Also lots of snow been coming down. I'm so ready for the weekend and I also had some bad luck this week getting a staph/mrsa infection on my skin around the face. read more..
Picked up a banana load from Port Manatee in Palmetto FL Thursday afternoon, then used the remaining hours and drove 75 up north across the Georgia stateline and took my night at the flying J on exit 2.
Started earl read more..
Now I'm at Walgreens distribution center in Jupiter, Florida, but unfortunately my next trip will take me back up to Maryland which reminds me of the upcoming boat show in Annapolis in October. I'm excited.
Buy the read more..
Been busy with lots of small trips lately, now in Des Moines with beer from Budweiser in Fort Collins CO. Trying to get home to 25th so I can get on my plane next day. Next load now is 300 miles west, yes the opposite way o read more..
Been a while since i posted on my blog, been just short trips recently and also some extra couple days home due to shortage in loads. Now I've been in Georgia with a tcalled load from Pennsylvania and some more tcalled load read more..
Was raining heavy last night in northern Florida on i95, decided it was time to call it a night, but I wasn't the only one thinking of that. All the rest areas were full, but without much choise to go any further I found a read more..
Picking up a load for Fresh Express here at TKM farms in Belle Glade FL now, worst customer service I've seen in a long time performed by the two girls in shipping and receiving. Got here on time, but still waiting. Accordi read more..
On my way down to Russelville yesterday afternoon I ran into problems with my weekly 70 hour limit again, I've been to busy with the previous loads so I made it to a rest-area in Ozark AR. Spent my night there and took of n read more..
Abbotsford is the first city of Wisconsin with a population of 2291 in 2013. A slow growing town.
Picking up a load here from Abbyland Beef to Russelville AR with delivery Thursday at 10:00.
Spent the Friday night on a tiny pilot truckstop just outside of Miami. Started early this morning at 5am, now at my second break on a rest area in Georgia.
Three more hours left on my clock, will park early so I ca read more..
Now I'm here at Martin Brower in Pompano Beach FL. A little tight to get in and not much better inside, but why do I care ? I'm in Florida again! Got backed into door #5 and the guy came out and cut the bolt seal on my door read more..
On my way to Florida now, just entered the welcome center for a well deserved break lol.
My load goes to Pompano Beach, near Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Never been so far south in Florida so I'm excited. I can alread read more..
Finally, I'm able to make an update to my logbook again after several weeks with nothing. I had a few trips since my last update, then I headed home for one-week hometime. Which was spent building a deck. I didn't quite fin read more..
Got here early for my 1800 deliver appointment, but was told I didn't have an appointment so I went over to Pilot and spent a few hots there before they called me. They should work me in. At 20:00 they called and I we read more..
Getting loaded up late at Heinz in San Diego I started rolling up I15 towards Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Parked at the Fontana yard around 23:00 local time.
Woke up next morning to beautiful weather, blue skies a read more..
Started out from Yuma AZ this morning with very little sleep due to Netflix watching and smartphone mania last night. Made my way almost to San Diego then I ran into some really slick roads, lots of melted snow that t read more..
Parked last night at Petro in Wells NV after driving from Hermiston and loaded up in Caldwell. Kinda boring place and no signal on my cellphone didn't make it any better. Watched TV, found four local channels with just crap read more..
It started with rain and ended with chains. This load with pop from Sacramento to Spokane Valley suddenly turned into a real winter story.
Later on that evening when I was rolling out of Sacramento fully loaded with read more..
Just about 90 miles south of San Fransisco is Salinas when I'm at now. Got here on Tuesday night with my produce load from Yuma AZ. Dropped the trailer and any back about a mile to the pilot and started a reset.
Wed read more..
Had a terrible night of sleep, truck ran out of battery. I started to idle then went back to bed, but 5 minutes later the idle alarm goes off and I have to get back up from the bed to either disable it or shut off the truck read more..
Just done with my delivery at Ryder in Rochelle IL. My appointment was at 0400 and I backed into a door then went to bed. At 0830 this morning they knocked on my door and told me they were ready to unload. Done at 11:00 whi read more..
The day ends here at Knight Transportation in Atlanta, GA after my delivery at Walmart In Brundidge AL.
Started this morning a little later than usual from Birmingham AL, drove 3 hours down to Brundidge for my read more..
Been a while since I posted, I've been quite busy with late loads and short trips, and I was hoping to get west this time. I finally got a load to Temple TX which is west, but home time is soon here so I need to get back as read more..
Made it to Flying J in Mandan ND. Mandan was founded in 1879 and is the eight largest city in North Dakota with a population of 18300.
The city was named after the historic Mandan indians in the area.
By mak read more..
Done with my load from Fontana to Wal-Mart in Hermiston OR. Started 0400am this morning to finish the last few hundred miles I had left.
Now I'm at the Spaceage truckstop doing my sleeper birth, then I'm off tomorro read more..
Just 10 miles away from my previous load I'll be picking up my next load going to Wal-Mart in Hermiston, OR.
This is a nice and friendly place with a scale to weigh your axles before your leave. And it's free!read more..
On my way back west now to Fontana California with a load I picked up in Amarillo from another driver. We just switched trailers, he didn't wanna go west and I didn't wanna go east just yet.
Now having my break at m read more..
Then I'm here, first pickup of a total of three going to be delivered in Philadelphia on Tuesday, but not my me. It will be relayed so I can go back west for a week more.
Next stop will be back in Nogales, then the last in Maricopa. About 130 miles the opposite way.
Woke up this morning with a new president. Was pretty tired last night, but tried watching the election on tv, but I failed and fell asleep. Drove 8 hours straight to Loves in Las Cruces, filled up my tanks, had a short bre read more..
I'm now at a rest area south of Colorado Springs on I-25 just done a 10 hour break. Loaded up yesterday at Millards Cold Storage in Greeley going to Nogales, AZ.
My previous load, the ice cream from Henderson to Saf read more..
Got a late delivery appointment yesterday to Dunkin Donuts for a change. Took my sleeper birth at Bensalem and ordered a pizza. Now at Kraft foods in Allentown to load for Groveport OH.
The receiver is horribl read more..
Then we are here, but not on time. Appointment was 11:30 and we checked in 12:20. Now it's 15:15 still parked by the curb waiting for a door. The first impression of this place was great, friendly people and ready to check read more..
Nothing much going on, but had a bad luck with my routes lately. Only potholes like Indiana.
Now me and my copilot in the picture been out on the road for about two weeks and we got two weeks left before we go home.
We left home on August 13th and since then we've been in PA, NJ, NY, CE, MA, NH, ME, M read more..
Finally home after four weeks on the road. The chores are allready lined up. The days starts at 0400am and I'm not feeling ready for this. Hopefully things will get better ....
Im here at the Loves in Aurora NE now. Parked around 1800 and there was few spots left. Once parked I could settle down with some dinner and watch Games of Thrones that I got from Walmart.
Unfortunately I forgot whe read more..
Back in work now after a vacation in norway. It was wonderful and I really started missing my country now, so much it was hard to leave. Now I just wanna take my family and move back.
It's been a while since I updated my blog now. I've been home a couple of times since last update. My last trip was more than 2700 miles from PA to WA which lead to a pretty nice paycheck.
Now I'm in northern CA on read more..
The pineapple load got me home after delivery at Kroger. They unloaded me pretty fast for a change and I was home around 1400. Had a good hometime as usual. Also got to see the whole third season of Bates Motel and was watc read more..
Was almost out of hours yesterday and no idea where to park, both Loves and a TA down here in Forth Worth on I35 were packed. All the reserved spots were taken too. I managed to find a pretty nice independent truckstop wher read more..
The load was done earlier than expected, so at 10am I had allready picked up the trailer and was on my way south on I94. Fueled up a few hours later in Troy IL and kept driving for a couple of more hours until I decided to read more..
Looks like the punishment for changing jobs have started, even before I've told them about my decision. Obviously they been contacted by my new employer. This week I've got lots of unpaid hours and just 5-600 miles. Deliver read more..
After Walmart I went down here to the TA in Fultonville NY to sleep, I was so tired and exhausted. Can't remember when I felt so bad before lol. Anyway after a few hours sleep, a shower, some food from McDon read more..
Then I'm here at Americold in Ontario OR. Checked in at 1700 and waiting in the door now for them to start unloading me. The trip started in Hawthorne this morning and the weather was great, but it got slightly colder on my read more..
Then I'm in Hawthorne NV. Will stay here at the Golden Gate Plaza until tomorrow. Just a small town with a couple of gas stations. Have about 450 miles left. Appointment tomorrow afternoon at 18:00 in Ontario.
Now at Target in Rialto CA with Ice Cream from Henderson NV. Once I'm done here I'll be heading down to San Diego for a load to Americold in Ontario OR.
I'm now in Texas just about 140 miles from Forth Worth where I will deliver the fruit tomorrow at noon. Then I'm heading over to Sara Lee in Haltom City for delivery in Tolleson AZ Monday morning.
Now it's time for some food. It's not often you find Tim Horton on a truckstop but tonight I did. Woke up on the rest area near the SC and VA stateline. Drove from there to here, just a few miles from Detroit. I have no app read more..
After some time in the south the cold up here feels really bad but I will get used to it. Today unloading at GFS. My next stop on this trip will be Walmart in Bedford PA. Hometime is also getting closers :)
Back to work after some time at home can be hard. The day started chaotic, but turned out pretty good anyway. I was northbound on 65 when I thought it was time to check my clock. Wow only 10 minutes left before my 30 m read more..
Went to a laundry place on mainstreet today to wash some very big items and Pandoras towels and blankets.
Merry Christmas everybody. I was home at 2pm yesterday and its all good. Will have four days home, then a few days local driving before I come home again for new years eve.!
In Kentucky now. Parked at 4pm. Started early this morning, once my load was done. Around 4am. Waited all night for it. Tomorrow there won't be no alarm clock for me! Good night
Got my load from JJ snacks yesterday. Was done loaded and ready to roll 15:35. I arrived at noon, because of roadwork and no right and left turns were allowed I spent about 40 minutes on that last quarter mile which turned read more..
Started early today from Flying J and drove down to my first stop in Enfield NC and delivered at 13:30. Thats about 24 hour early. Then I drove a few hours more and parked at Flying J in Latta SC. My last stop will be at US read more..
My new load goes to Florida with a stop in North Carolina. I will be loading at Solutia in Springfield MA. When I got here I had to watch a video and pass a quiz to be able to enter. When I first got in it was pretty much like a new quiz to find my way through it all with no signs anywhere!
Finally got a load for tomorrow, had to ho to Macys in Secaucus NJ. Now back at the Petro Bordentown NJ for a trailer wash at the Blue Beacon.
Been sitting here at the TA in Bloomsbury since yesterday. Think I just passed 24 hours too. No load yesterday and nothing so far today! Hopefully something shows up soon cause this is boring and I'm not earning shit by sitting like this!
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