Pilot Flying J

Country music star to promote Pilot Flying J

| February 17, 2012

Country music star Trace Adkins is promoting Pilot Flying J’s frequent user cards this spring, the travel center franchise announced. “Trace relates to the hardworking, American professional driver,” Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam said. “He’s ...

Pilot to remodel Minnesota stop

| February 07, 2012

An Inver Grove Heights, Minn.-based truck stop will soon be remodeled, Pilot Flying J said of its recent truck stop purchase. Located at 11650 Courthouse Blvd., the travel center will remain open during the remodeling, ...

Pilot purchases 7 Bosselman stops

| January 06, 2012

Newly renamed Pilot Travel Centers, seven Bosselman stops in the Midwest were purchased by Pilot Flying J, the Knoxville, Tenn.-based travel center franchise announced. All open for business, the centers are in Altoona, Iowa; Colby and ...

Android trucking app launches

| January 04, 2012

The Android version of Pilot Flying J’s MyPilot app is now available for smartphones and tablets, the travel center company said. Features include one-touch calling, a search function to find locations with specified amenities and services ...

Pilot Flying J stop set for Dec. 5 opening in Gilman, Ill.

| December 02, 2011

A travel plaza will open Monday, Dec. 5, on Interstate 57, exit 283, in Gilman, Ill., Pilot Flying J announced. The stop features six fuel islands, eight diesel islands, a Denny's restaurant, an ATM, Western Union ...

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Red Giant makes big boast, a truck driver musician plus Gauges, Truck Gallery, Channel 19 and more industry news items.

About truckin’ time: Tony Justice record in stores Dec. 6

| November 26, 2011

"It’s about truckin’ time," says Tony Justice, East Tennessee-based B&B Transport driver and the songwriter behind the upcoming "On the Road" album (I wrote about it last month here). It's due out in all Pilot Flying ...

Idleair opens at Pilot Flying J stops in Georgia, Tennessee

| November 16, 2011

Electric shore power provided by Idleair is newly available at travel centers in Dalton, Ga., off I-75 at exit 326, and in White Pine, Tenn., off I-81 at exit 4, Pilot Flying J travel centers ...

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