travel centers

Pilot opens new centers

Pilot Flying J has announced plans to open seven new travel centers and plazas in June and July. The two travel plazas will be located in Anna, Texas, and Nanton, Alberta, Canada. New travel centers will open in Cleveland, Tenn.; Murdo, S.D.; Ferndale, Wash.; Klamath Falls, Ore.; and Sioux City, Iowa. The new locations will feature gas and diesel fuel, DEF at the pump, food and beverage options, restrooms and showers and other merchandise and ...

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Pilot to buy 7 Bosselman stores

Pilot Flying J will purchase seven Bosselman travel centers in Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Nebraska, the travel plaza franchises announced. The acquisition comes from a 2004 agreement between the two travel center chains in which Bosselman used Pilot’s trademark at several of the locations to be purchased. Pilot plans to add fast food services, diesel exhaust fluid available at the pump, a loyalty program, and enhanced showers and remodeled restrooms at some of the stops. Pilot ...

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Pilot Flying J purchases, remodels Collins, Mo., stop

A recently acquired travel center at Highway 13 South and U.S. Highway 54 near Collins, Mo., is being remodeled and is expected to be finished the end of October, Pilot Flying J announced. The travel center chain recently acquired the truck stop.

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PRO Navigation System

The 5550 PRO Navigation System has a 5-in. LCD screen. It features Junction View with Lane Assist, state mileage log, hours-of-service Log and last-mile routing for road coverage on secondary highways. The Quick-Tabs feature includes navigational details such as the distances to weigh stations, travel centers, rest areas and mile markers, and the unit includes more than 12 million standard points-of-interest and 33,000 truck-specific points-of-interest. It comes with three months of unlimited downloads from Cobra's ...

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Joplin 44 Petro showroom opens

A new multi-million dollar, 15,000 square-ft. showroom has opened at the Joplin 44 Petro truck stop in Joplin, Mo., the travel center announced. The addition nearly doubles the size of the truck stop and features a retro-styled, bright green Peterbilt 379 dubbed LimeLight and a teal and purple Kenworth W900 tractor-trailer combo with a mural depicting Route 66. The truck stop has also added a Taco Bell and a Blimpie sandwich shop in the Fuel Center for restaurant ...

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