truck stops

Why the general public should also know what ‘barratry’ means

| June 04, 2014

A full-page ad in Maxim magazine equating truckers with serial killers spawns an effort to get the magazines removed from retail outlets. A little kudos goes to some truck stops who've joined the effort.

Get your 10-cent coffee at Iowa 80 June 4

| June 03, 2014

Iowa 80 Kitchen, the 300-seat full service restaurant in the Iowa 80 Truckstop will be celebrating 50 years in business on June 4, 2014. The restaurant is offering customers an opportunity to order from ...

Good things happen, too: Saluting truck-stop staff

| June 02, 2014

"Here's to all the shower cleaners, clerks and stock personnel working in a truck stop today – thank you. We appreciate you and really do notice the job you're doing."

Nominations being taken for 2nd annual Citizen Driver Awards

| May 28, 2014

With the process getting under way, two past award recipients have taken it upon themselves to help get the word out about the program and assist nominees through the application process,

VIDEO: Love’s stop in Choctaw, Okla., reopens after 2010 tornado

| May 27, 2014

At I-40's Exit 166, the new site offers an 11,000-square-foot facility, significantly larger than the previous location.

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.

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