Petro Stopping Centers

Sneak listen to Tony Justice’s new ‘The Big Road’ track

| October 22, 2013

Listen in on this mixed -- not yet mastered -- track from trucking troubadour Tony Justice's forthcoming "Apple Pie Moonshine" record.

Goodyear boosts tire availability

| June 21, 2013

Steer, drive and trailer tires in the tire manufacturer's Fuel Max line will be available at TA and Petro locations in July 2013.

Citizen Driver award launched

| June 21, 2013

TA Petro's new award program recognizes exemplary professional drivers.

Home (and away) for the holidays

| November 21, 2012

61 percent of drivers report they plan to be home for Thanksgiving -- find a round-up in answer to our informal polling of readers on Overdrive's Facebook page about holiday plans.

Worth more than 78 words

| July 01, 2011

Custom Rigs Editor Bruce W. Smith took this fanciful pic of three hot haulers at the Shell SuperRigs event June 2-4 at the Kenly 95 Petro in Kenly, N.C., this year. The flattop's hauling gallon ...

Utility plant back in action after Va. tornado

| May 16, 2011

You'll no doubt recall the Petro Stopping Centers location in Glade Spring, Va., that was hit by a tornado during the big outbreak back in late April. (Find information about it in my post from ...

TA Petro: ‘For drivers by design’

| April 18, 2011

Last week when I wrote about my brief meet-up with expediters Phil and Diane Madsen, I mentioned the pair's assessment of updated showers at TravelCenters of American locations systemwide, with particularly high marks for the ...

‘Something new every day’: Meeting Phil and Diane Madsen

| April 14, 2011

Phil and Diane Madsen haul expedited in this 2006 Volvo with 132-inch ARI sleeper and 16-foot box. Over the past several years, I've called on the pair several different times for perspective on all manner ...

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