Pros: ability to set my own start time. i like to start early.
Cons: no insurance benefits. exhaust leak, exhaust fumes come into cab while using the engine brake.
Pre-trip the truck, receive orders from dispatch via the computer in the truck, drive to location, ground the truck via ground wire, chock wheels, take bucket of tools and climb stairs, gauge tank, hook up truck, open valves, engage pump, while truck is loading check trailer lights, tires, placards and structural integrity of tank. When I reach desired quantity stop pump, close valves, unhook truck, gauge tank, fill out the run ticket and place ticket in mail box. Drive truck to LACT, ground truck, chock wheels, hook up truck, open valves, turn on pump, unload truck, place copy of run ticket in mail box, close valves, unhook truck, repeat 3 loads per day. return to shop, post trip truck.