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Overdrive Staff | April 03, 2011

Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

News bytes: Diesel prices, Driving sans pants, Willie’s Place to be Petro

| March 09, 2011

Commodities speculation back in the spotlight  The commodities futures positions limits problem is back in the TV news via a series on liberal populist host Ed Schultz' "Ed Show" this week. The first spot in the ...

Willie’s Place to reopen as a Petro truck stop

Jill Dunn | March 09, 2011

TravelCenters of America bought the Dallas-area property March 1 after it was posted for foreclosure.

Happiness; UK producers seek ‘World’s Toughest Trucker’

| March 08, 2011

Happiness There's no other way to describe this picture, eh? It's Virginia Kirk, general manager of the TA C-store and fuel islands in Nashville, Tenn., during the location's grand reopening last week. It's "awesome" to be ...

Nashville downtown TA back open after floodingImage Gallery

| February 15, 2011

Since Feb. 3, haulers traversing the north side of Nashville's downtown mini-loop coming from I-40 or I-24 West may have noticed a special postcard (pictured) delivered to them in the form of a billboard just ...

TA upgrades driver lounges

| January 28, 2011

TravelCenters of America announced driver lounges have been upgraded to feature 55-in. or larger flat-panel, high-definition televisions in all TA and Petro locations. Petro’s large movie room locations will also offer surround sound and DVD/VCR ...

Positives in trucking dog days in Truckers News — and more

| December 16, 2010

Since I blogged about musician Susanne Spirit's weekly shows at the TA East in Ontario, Calif., back in March, Spirit has continued to make great strides in combining her trucking-music act with her concern for ...

Mobil Delvac coolant, antifreeze available at travel plazas

| November 05, 2010

Extended-life coolant and antifreeze are now available at all 200 TravelCenters of America and Petro truck stops, Mobil Delvac announced. The company’s heavy-duty diesel engine oils are also available at the truck stops. The products have been ...

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