Arizona

A good Good Friday, but not for freight

Freight is slow in Arizona on this Good Friday.

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News flash: Hazmat haulers drive safe every day

The public always hears about the catastrophic truck wrecks but what about the millions of miles truckers safely drive every day?

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New IdleAir service starts

  A new IdleAir service has opened in at the Love’s truck stop off Interstate 10 at exit 302 near Benson, Ariz.  The shore power service provider will offer free, limited service through March 31. Premium service will also be available for $1.25 per hour, excluding tax, through April 30. The location is one of 26 sites across 12 states and provides truckers an alternative to idling engines. Unlimited 120-volt electricity, clean heating and air, 60+ channels of ...

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Over the canyon rim — a grand, prize-winning truck driver’s photo — and more

This stunning view off the U.S. 89 bridge over the Colorado River near Page, Ariz., was shot by Gordon Trucking company driver Ron Nikirk, based in Oakland, Ore. Gordon becomes our fifth winner since we launched the contests in July via The Photographer: Truckers News Photo Group on Flickr.com, a development that followed nearly three years of slow build in group membership. Membership levels continue to rise, thanks to your interest in the contests and ...

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