truck stop

“Christmas chicken,” a surprise gift and other seasonal tidbits

Should you happen upon a truck stop KFC during these final days of Christmas, you might not realize your good fortune. You would, though, if you were living in Japan.

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Circle Bar Truck Corral is a true truckers’ oasis

The first visit to the Circle Bar Truck Corral was a necessity, but the second visit had Wendy Parker wanting to come back again and again.

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Truckers’ tool finds zombie niche

Revamped tool aimed at truckers has zombie fans talking.

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You can help stop child trafficking

The average age for human trafficking victims is 12 years old. The life expectancy of a child after being forced into prostitution is less than 10 years.

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13 rules of the road for riders

No one cares if you're hungry, have to pee, or are bored. That's YOUR proble

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Seller, beware: I’m armed with an oatmeal pie

I turned around to see a very tall, very dirty man. He had a duffel bag over his shoulder and was holding a spray bottle full of yellow liquid.

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Why I leave truck stop gabbing to my husband

My husband will speak to any human being within earshot. Actually, most of the time, they speak to him first.

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The high price of notoriety

It's a completely strange experience to walk into a truck stop and see a whole rack of magazines with your picture on the front.

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The link between highways and murder

The book tackles a broader subject: the link between murders and the Interstate Highway System.

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Oh, what a tangled web we weave

There's been a lot of press lately about truckers getting into shape. It's a body-killing profession, with the lack of decent food available and being in the sitting position for hours on end. There are a lot of obese and unhealthy truckers, and I can totally see why, because I gain an average of 5-7 pounds every time I go out. I consider myself an active person, I like to take walks and be busy. It's ...

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