truck stops

Driver training: Observations from the peanut gallery

| December 12, 2014

Entry level driver training standards are "on the table ... it absolutely will affect the future of the entire industry. And it needs to be changed... So says the outsider. My job for the day ...

Pilot Flying J opens three new stops

| December 09, 2014

Pilot Flying J announced this week it has opened three new Pilot Travel Centers in Texas, Iowa and Florida.

La. truck stop allowed to keep Tony the Tiger, for now

| November 21, 2014

A Louisiana lawsuit to remove Tony the tiger from his truck stop home has been dismissed, but it could be pursued in the same court before another judge.

Conversation starters at the counter of knowledge

| November 07, 2014

AKA “fun facts to know and forget.” Sometimes, making conversation on the road is hard.

Love’s expands nat gas network, opens new AL stop

| October 30, 2014

Love’s announced this month it is adding compressed natural gas fueling capabilities to another station along Interstate 40. It has also opened a new stop in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

On-highway swap meet

| October 23, 2014

"Don't ever let anyone tell you truck drivers aren't generous – especially with their family and friends. We've got a bag full of goodies sitting here on the floor of the cab that says otherwise."

Beware: Tasing is imminent

| September 17, 2014

In which Wendy stays home for George's turn to Laredo and back, at which point she is gifted a taser. Look out!

‘Train horn: first person brings me $25 can have it, come on.’

| September 05, 2014

"Sitting in the parking lot of some truck stops is like having a live version of “Home Shopping Network.” People sell all kinds of things on what I refer to as 'CB-bay.'"

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