What was it?
A trucker wants to drive under a bridge but finds that his rig is an inch higher than the bridge’s clearance. The frustrated driver pulls to the side of the road and is checking maps to find his shortest alternative route when a small child comes up to him and says, “Hey, Mister, for five bucks I’ll tell you how to get your truck through.” Her suggestion worked. What was it?
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The childs solution was elementary. Let some air out of your tires, she said, until the truck is low enough to pass under the bridge.
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