Misty Bell

Pet story: My blue macaw

| December 27, 2010

The following is a firsthand story from team trucker Tara Gillaspie, submitted in response to our December cover story on trucker pets. I also own a blue and gold macaw who rides with my husband ...

TA launches driver health and wellness program

| December 13, 2010

New program aims to provide drivers with healthier choices, health information and medical services.

Biking Minneapolis

| November 04, 2010

This week I enjoyed the Midtown Greenway in Minneapolis, Minn. I rode my bicycle from Hopkins, Minn., to the Freewheel Bike Center in downtown Minneapolis. Minneapolis is a bike friendly big city. Trails are interwoven ...

Belgium, Wis.

| October 20, 2010

This is the trail that got me thinking about putting together a guide of trucker friendly trails. I have been stopping at the How Dea Truck Stop for more than 20 years. I had even ...

Wolf River Rail Trail

| October 12, 2010

The Wolf River Rail Trail is easily accessible for a trucker. Access it in Brookville, Ohio, exit 21 on I-70. The easiest way to access it is to go south off of the exit. Wendy’s, ...

Constitution Trail

| October 11, 2010

The Constitution Trail is less than 250 yards from Pilot Truck Stop in Bloomington, Ill. Just head out the back drive (across from the blue beacon) and turn left. You will see grain towers and ...

Favorite Trail

| September 24, 2010

The Des Plaines River Greenway is a great trail. The trail itself is 31 miles long, but it connects with other local trails giving it hundreds of accessible miles off the main corridor trail. It ...

Working the Plan

| September 15, 2010

Some of us can just eat properly and get their exercise as a daily routine. That’s not me. I need a well-defined goal and a plan for how to achieve it. My long-term goal is ...

Misty Bell

Misty Bell is the managing editor for Truckers News magazine.

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