truck stops

Shorepower seeks truck stops for electrification

| August 03, 2011

Company wants truck stops with at least 75 parking spaces to participate in a national program to reduce idling.

Pocket Tools

Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2011

An outlaw is riding into cowboy country, there's a new dame on the Dalton, tornadoes take down some rigs, truckers say not to human freight and other industry news items are featured.

Business group opposes rest area commerce bill

| June 23, 2011

The legislation would permit states to sell food and fuel from interstate rest areas.

New website aggregates links to free stuff

| May 31, 2011

Ever wonder how you might get free coffee at McDonald's, Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts? Free Trucker Stuff, launched in May as a portal into free services useful to the American long-hauler, has the answer. Created by ...

Driver rides out Joplin tornado at Flying J

| May 23, 2011

You've probably seen the pictures from the horrific tornado that rammed through Joplin, Mo., hitting the Pilot Flying J off I-44 at U.S. 71 yesterday. Ozark Mountain Leasing driver Todd Arnold, who lives far northeast ...

Channel 19 Monday: Fallen log hauler gets send-off; Court to Tiger Truckstop: ‘Set Tony free’

| May 09, 2011

Last ride for Maine log hauler 'Mackie,' R.I.P. The Central Maine Morning-Sentinel news site reported late last week on the Skowhegan memorial-service convoy that was reportedly "one last ride" for area log-hauler Maxell C. "Mackie" ...

Freight on your smartphone: TransCore app on the way

| April 26, 2011

Coming in just a couple weeks is the My DAT Truck Stop app (pictured) from freight matching service provider TransCore, operator of the oldest load-board service out there in the DAT boards. My DAT will ...

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