truck stops

Conversation starters at the counter of knowledge

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

Read More

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

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.

Read More

On-highway swap meet

"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."

Read More

Beware: Tasing is imminent

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

Read More

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

"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.'"

Read More

Creepy crawlies and questionable questions

"Here's an important tip to remember: if someone walks up to you in a truck stop with a cup and asks you to describe what's in it, just run. Don't even bother looking, because it's either going to be gross or scary."

Read More

Crowd-sourcing in a perfect world (And: New vid from Tex Crowley)

More on crowd-sourcing -- how about building a perfect truck stop via reader recommendations? Let's roll....

Read More

A picture is worth a thousand words

Wendy walks out into the truck stop parking lot to find a French teen model shoot ongoing around she and George's truck: "Sometimes, it's hard to have the prettiest truck in the lot."

Read More

Reader to truck stops: Better optimize, expand parking space; And an eats tip in AL

"There's nothing worse than after a long hard day's driving to pull into a truck stop and find full spaces taken up with just a tractor or an RV." --Rick Fine, Pueblo, Colo.

Read More

‘America respected and loved truckers a lot more back then’

Six-million-mile man Gregg Blair, now retired, remembers a long career.

Read More