Tiger Truck Stop

Rhetoric on Tony the Truckstop Tiger boils over into truckstop villification

| April 15, 2011

It's been a little while since I checked in on the efforts by animal-rights activists and others -- including a large coterie of truck drivers -- to force owners of the Tiger Truck Stop in ...


Overdrive Staff | January 04, 2011

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

Tony ‘the truck stop tiger’ — calls from the driver community to uncage him

| December 06, 2010

Nearly two years have passed since I first wrote about efforts by animal-rights activists (post from January 2009 originally on old Channel 19 blog home on Blogger.com) to require Gross Tete, La., Tiger Truck Stop owner ...

Critics seek to move tiger from truck stop

Jill Dunn | December 03, 2010

Permit to house 10-year-old tiger at Baton Rouge, La. area truck stop expires Dec. 31.

Home on the Road

Lucinda Coulter | December 01, 2010

From back-road mom-and-pops to today’s Interstate franchises, truck stops have played a colorful, key role in the trucking lifestyle.

Channel 19

Todd Dills | February 01, 2010

A truck driver running for governor of Alaska, a fictitious rock group and some missing cheese are just some of the featured stories in this dose of trucking humor, oddities and media coverage.

Permitting Tony the truckstop tiger

| December 30, 2009

After a year and more of challenges to the legality of Tony the truckstop tiger's residence at the Gross Tete, La., Tiger Truck Stop by animal rights activists, the AP reports the owners have obtained ...

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