truck stops

Truck stop operator’s new novel set during the ‘Great War’

| May 27, 2014

Karen Gettert Shoemaker's "The Meaning of Names" interrogates the reality German-American communities in the U.S. were confronted with following the outbreak of World War I.

Privacy is a matter of opinion

| May 23, 2014

"Sometimes, life on the road is hard." What happens when a little kid squeezes under your bathroom-stall door and just, well, hangs out...

More trucking tunes — and a cheeseburger

| May 13, 2014

Catch Bill Weaver's "Ode to a Peterbilt" in video, likewise the 'Monkey Gouger' cheeseburger, named for owner-operator Jimmy Ardis, at the Manning, S.C., TA location.

A dollar or a black eye in Von Ormy, Texas

| May 04, 2014

On winning -- and getting even...

Pilot Flying J adds six new stops

| April 24, 2014

Pilot Flying J added six additional locations across the country in the first quarter of the year.  The six locations include: ·      Bainsville, ON – 6115 4th Line Rd, Hwy 401, exit 825. Five diesel lanes. ·      Cardinal, ...

Shower me with a little love

| April 06, 2014

...and a skyhook for good measure.

Jason’s Law: Five years after the passing of its namesakePodcast

| March 18, 2014

In conversation with Overdrive's Wendy Parker, Hope Rivenburg, marking the fifth anniversary of the death of her husband, for whom the Jason's Law truck parking legislation is named, stresses the need for drivers to continue ...

Say it, don’t spray it

| March 09, 2014

Confrontation in a truck stop parking lot yields this from George: “You can't just scream at people, babe. I don't like it either, but you never know when you're going to run up on crazy."

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