Alabama

Reader to truck stops: Better optimize, expand parking space; And an eats tip in AL

| August 06, 2014

"There's nothing worse than after a long hard day's driving to pull into a truck stop and find full spaces taken up with just a tractor or an RV." --Rick Fine, Pueblo, Colo.

Rising from the frozen planet

| February 02, 2014

Down and out at an Alabama distribution center in the ice -- and how just a little bit of goodwill goes a long, long way.

Alabama’s ‘Christmas in Dixie': Song No. 7

| December 16, 2013

The 1982-released country-pop track is a celebration as much of Christmas in the South as throughout the nation.

Meet owner-operator Tim PhilmonImage Gallery

| December 17, 2012

Check out a gallery of images from a visit with Philmon, his 2005 Peterbilt 379 and Transcraft flatbed leased to Landstar Ranger.

Another trucker finds Joe’s Truck Stop the hard way

| November 09, 2012

If you are a truck driver, Joe’s Truck Stop is a place you want to avoid visiting.

More highway haunts: Happy Halloween!

| October 21, 2012

Spooky stories from our readers about highway and truck stop hauntings. Ever have a hearse drive up next to you on I-65 in Alabama?

New Love’s open in Jasper, Ala.

| May 08, 2012

Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of a new travel stop in Jasper, Ala., on Highway 78. The new travel stop includes Subway and McDonald’s restaurants. It also features 80 truck spaces, CAT scales, five ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

A trucker helps grant a wish, smoothing the pavement, how to cut tension, a truck gallery and more trucking industry news items are featured.

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