Nothing Like Last Minute!

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NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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I complete my 10 at 23:59, I'm governed at 58/63. 190 miles away, GA highways (nowhere near Atlanta) and I deliver at 5am. I do NOT like getting this close.

I was half asleep when accepting the load, and neglected to figure in the time zone time lost. Then three different car accidents slowed me down too. I made dispatch aware of it as soon as I knew I was getting to a time crunch.

Lesson learned. Check it. Then check it again. When nights says "you got time" after you report a snafu, make sure to follow up with a qc message. 9 minutes to drive time.

Davy A.'s Comment
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I complete my 10 at 23:59, I'm governed at 58/63. 190 miles away, GA highways (nowhere near Atlanta) and I deliver at 5am. I do NOT like getting this close.

I was half asleep when accepting the load, and neglected to figure in the time zone time lost. Then three different car accidents slowed me down too. I made dispatch aware of it as soon as I knew I was getting to a time crunch.

Lesson learned. Check it. Then check it again. When nights says "you got time" after you report a snafu, make sure to follow up with a qc message. 9 minutes to drive time.

Im in Augusta for tonight, maybe a week. I feel ya. I finished up a load a couple days ago with 3 minutes left on my 11 hour.

NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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Well, I made it, got checked in at 4:45am, which for me is LATE.

I have driven out to the absolute last minute to make a load work. I really don't like running like that, because it always increases the risk of mistakes both major and minor. Any closer than this, and I get super super antsy, and what if I don't find a spot where I planned to stop? 😳 0700282001665391979.jpg

NaeNaeInNC's Comment
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Sorry, that pic was an illustration of as close as I like to get. Sorry for not clarifying that. Also, "Lord I apologize for the crud in the crevice." It looks like I need to get out the qtips.

Well, I made it, got checked in at 4:45am, which for me is LATE.

I have driven out to the absolute last minute to make a load work. I really don't like running like that, because it always increases the risk of mistakes both major and minor. Any closer than this, and I get super super antsy, and what if I don't find a spot where I planned to stop? 😳 0700282001665391979.jpg

Anne A. (and sometimes To's Comment
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Sorry, that pic was an illustration of as close as I like to get. Sorry for not clarifying that. Also, "Lord I apologize for the crud in the crevice." It looks like I need to get out the qtips.

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Well, I made it, got checked in at 4:45am, which for me is LATE.

I have driven out to the absolute last minute to make a load work. I really don't like running like that, because it always increases the risk of mistakes both major and minor. Any closer than this, and I get super super antsy, and what if I don't find a spot where I planned to stop? 😳 0700282001665391979.jpg

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Well, NaeNae,

My lil' rookie self 'wannabe' ...

THINKS IT'S PRETTY BAD ARSKE, ie: Awesome!!!dancing-dog.gif

I mean, you did it & all, right ?!? Kudos, gal ! Sometimes the adrenaline IS worth it, haha!

~ Anne ~

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