Kansas

TV truck-stop comedy in works

| October 10, 2014

"The next big TV hit could well be a comedy set in, of all places, a truck stop in Kansas." So writes TruckersNews.com editor David Hollis in the story at this link, following news from ...

Mastadon in an OK Turnpike pothole

| May 03, 2013

"There are potholes in Oklahoma with potholes inside of them, and inside of the inside potholes are tiny villages, where they grow maize and build sun temples."

Christmas shopping at the Petro

| December 23, 2012

"Life on the road is never boring" -- just wait till the kids and in-laws see the stocking stuffers Parkers picked up in a Kansas truck stop.

Snow, wind play havoc on plains

| December 20, 2012

Snow prompted Wednesday evening closures of I-70 in Kansas among other roadways.

Software: Rig Expense Tracker user John Clark

| October 11, 2012

Owner-operator Clark finds the Rig Expense Tracker software easy to use and effective in assisting his tracking of expenses, income, invoices and more.

Could EOBRs solve the detention dilemma?

| May 04, 2012

EOBRs can give owner-operators a powerful tool when dealing with customers and the shipping/receiving facilities relative to detention time. Given that stopped time and location is easily retrievable with the systems, operators now have ready-made ...

Evel Knievel’s driver and the 1973 Overdrive interview

| March 12, 2012

Unearthing the history behind Evel Knievel's 1970s touring operation with former driver Mike Draper. Bonus: Videos of the old Mack haul rig, currently undergoing restoration.

Tanking independent — Meet owner-operator Dan BollingerImage Gallery

| November 06, 2011

Hauling in a 2007 Peterbilt 379 (pictured) -- "one of the legacy class editions," he says, with a 48-inch flattop sleeper -- owner-operator Dan Bollinger just got his own authority early this year. He hauls ...

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