truck stops

If it means more parking options, readers say, rest-area commercialization A-OK

In this mailbag podcast and other commentary, readers believed in large part that NATSO's concern over recent FHWA ideas for rest-area commercialization was misplaced, particularly if services allowed at state-facilitated rest areas are limited to an extent they aren't at truck stops.

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Love’s opens new Nebraska, Texas locations

The new stores, located in Syracuse, Neb., and Angleton, Texas, offer a combined 151 truck parking spaces.

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Love’s opens fifth Wisconsin location

The new store is located along I-39/90 at exit 115 and features 73 truck parking spaces.

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Love’s surpasses 400 locations, offering drivers prizes to celebrate

Love's has now opened 37 new locations this year with 2,200 truck parking spaces in 15 states, and says it is on track to open 50 stores by the end of the year.

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Navigating the intricate levels of trucking BS

There are several distinct levels. "All can be somewhat entertaining, but the gold standard club membership is running with (or behind) a pack of crusty old Nebraska livestock haulers, swapping CB stories in the middle of the night."

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Trucker Path to now market independent truck stops in app

According to Trucker Path, more than 80 percent of the truck stops in the app are independently-owned, yet receive 75 percent fewer interactions than the larger truck stops.

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Professionals behaving unprofessionally: Letter from a truck stop maintenance man

The crux of Charles Brady's argument is that there's a strong current of unprofessional selfishness rearing its head in a lack of basic courtesy on offer from drivers at his truck stop. He pleas to the true professionals for help.

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Making the ‘Road Hunter’ app

Created by Mikhail Dzarasov, Road Hunter's a route-planner at heart, with map views that piggyback on Google's map-, street- and satellite-view capabilities to deliver 100,000-foot and on-the-ground intelligence.

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Love’s opens two new Kansas locations

Love's Travel Stops has announced the opening of two new locations in Kansas this week – Belleville and Liberal.

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‘Be the change you want to see’

From the cab of Clifford "Dream Walker" Petersen on the state of the industry. Drivers have strength in numbers, and individual actions will go a long way toward improving conditions for owner-operators.

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