truck stops

A tale of two truck stops

| February 25, 2015

"We so appreciate the ones out there doing it right" -- like the Pilot in Troy, Ill. "Kudos to you and your staff, Kari. You're doing good things without even knowing it – and we ...

Arkansas matters, and so do the truckers

| February 18, 2015

Latest media foul well apparent from this headline: “Truckers Use Walmart Parking Lot as a Truck Stop; Customers Feel Unsafe" -- actually, just one customer. . .

The champions of the mom-and-pop truck stop

| January 28, 2015

Driver Jeff Barker, with Debra Miller and Todd Ramey, is currently operating a Facebook group dedicated to sharing information on independent mom-and-pop truck stops.

Be part of the problem, or part of the solution – your choice

| January 28, 2015

There's another video going around – this time of a guy peeing in the parking lot, in broad daylight, at a facility that clearly has public restrooms close. I'm sent at least one of these ...

Parking shortage hits the mainstream

| January 27, 2015

A Wall Street Journal story last week took on the issue of the difficulties faced by truckers finding a safe parking spot in widespread congested areas around the nation.

The eye (brows) have it

| January 15, 2015

George's uncanny to show up at the opportune moment: "you shouldn't get too comfortable talking trash about someone in a language you assume they don't understand, because you never know when there's a Jedi around."

PHOTO essay: Nashville truck stop caught in the lensImage Gallery

| January 05, 2015

Documentary and fine-art photographer Stacey Irvin's portrait of the downtown Nashville TA is the kind of honest portrait the trucking world could use more of.

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 ...

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