Petro

Can I get a radio check?

CB fouls turned into great illustrations of its proper use in two convoys over the weekend in Joplin, including a hundred-mile, 14-driver/truck video shoot "in the regular flow of traffic that came off like it was butter."

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Kenly 95 Petro renovations underway for bathrooms, showroom

The showroom expansion will include the addition of a full size tractor on a turntable in the front corner, as well as the addition of a full size tractor trailer.

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TA announces Reserve-It parking

TravelCenters of America has announced a new program that allows drivers to reserve a parking space at select TA and Petro locations in advance of arriving.

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Talking ‘essentials’ with John Ratzenberger

Ratzenberger knows a thing or two about skilled labor. His father was a truck driver (Ratzenberger paid homage to his dad with his role as Mack, the Mack truck character in the “Cars” movies), and he framed houses before becoming an actor.

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TCA holds Wellness Week

TCA and state trucking associations will host health fairs and "celebrity walks" during National Truck Driver Appreciation & Wellness Week at 12 TA/Petro locations across the United States from 3 to 8 p.m. local time on Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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Michelin releases X Line long haul tire

Michelin announced its new X Line Energy D tire on Aug. 22 at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

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Drivers weigh in on roadside favorites, issues in survey

Drivers offered their opinions on the best truck stops, best restaurants, most unique hauls, their favorite foods and difficulties on the road.

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Plugged In

In an era of idling prohibitions and $4 fuel, the power switch is back on for truck stop electrification.

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Oak Grove 70 Petro to host Truckers Jamboree

The 13th Annual Truckers Jamboree will be June 10 and 11 at the Oak Grove 70 Petro, located at I-70 Exit 28 in Oak Grove, Mo., the travel center said.   The event celebrating American’s truckers includes exhibits, antique trucks on display, barbecue and live music.  

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Missouri urges truckers to bypass Joplin

Fuel is not available at I-44 exit 11 and other truck services are unavailable in the Joplin area.

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