coffee

Coffee is king! The once-upon-a-time story of the brew’s origins

| October 02, 2013

"Whether you pay for it or not, coffee is king on the road, still out-selling energy drinks, and being consumed by 80% of the population on a daily basis. All hail the mighty bean."

Eating for health and happiness

| September 10, 2013

"The more you understand about the necessary nutrients and minerals your body's amazing chemical reaction needs to stay balanced, the easier it is to feed your brain."

Caffeine use reduces crash risk for truck drivers, says study

| March 28, 2013

A study done in New South Wales and Australia on about 1,000 truck drivers concludes that using caffeine reduces crash risk by about 63 percent.

Coffee, costs, photos, repairing CSA: Reader roundup

| January 04, 2013

Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.

Chatting with Aaron Tippin at Uncle Pete’s

| May 15, 2012

I bet you I-40 regulars know Uncle Pete's -- formerly Tennessee 40 -- at 1210 Sparta Pike in Lebanon, Tenn., at I-40. It might well give any stop east of the Mississippi a run for ...

Owner-operators’ road trip guide from Atlas

| April 10, 2012

Atlas Van Lines' King of the Road operator survey, conducted earlier this year, garnered close to a couple hundred responses to questions running the gamut of operational details and preferences for various businesses delivering services ...

Truckstops = Coffeehouses with copious rig parking?

| March 02, 2011

A new index tracking sales of goods and services at highway truckstops, the McLane-NATSO quarterly index, recently tracked an interesting rise in the sale of hot beverages like coffees, cappucinos and teas at truckstops. That ...

‘American Trucker’ rebroadcasts; my interview with the host

| March 01, 2011

If you missed the debut episodes of the "American Trucker" series last Thursday on the Speed Channel, it's being rebroadcast tonight at 8 and 11 p.m. ET, and 8 a.m. tomorrow. The next new episodes ...

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