Best not to make assumptions. I've been in the workforce for over 30 years and a litigation attorney for the last 14 years, so I have considerable personal experience with unpredictable schedules. Before law school, I was a government consultant, and one of my projects involved traveling extensively throughout Texas for the U.S. Air Force. From that experience, I can tell you that if you live outside Houston and need to be in Dallas that day for work, you fly. Otherwise, you're spending 4 hours in the car, minimum, one way.
Yes, she knew he had to head up there at some point, but thro