truck stops

Love’s opens first location along I-85 in Alabama

Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of a new location in Shorter, Ala., along Interstate 85.

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Doctor my eyes

"Sometimes, it's hard to let other people touch the truck. I'll probably need to work on that, right after I get done worrying myself to death about whether or not the headlights are going to fall out. Owning a truck is so much fun."

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You’re selling what?

"How bad do you have to want a set of dentures to buy them from a guy in a truck stop parking lot?"

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Notes on Miami

"Last week I learned that I don't care much for Miami." Diamond in the rough: the Mobil station on state road 997 in Krome has one of the best cheese-steaks around. ...

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A tale of two truck stops

"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 appreciate you!"

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Arkansas matters, and so do the truckers

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

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The champions of the mom-and-pop truck stop

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.

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

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 videos a week, or see them on other trucking pages. I don't repost them, I don't share them. I don't because there's not enough time in the day to attempt shaming people into acting right. It also shames the entire ...

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Parking shortage hits the mainstream

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.

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The eye (brows) have it

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."

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