truck stops

The Dipwad 500

Wendy on the most popular race going: "Ladies and gentlemen, you heard it here. Truck stop racing is based on the premise that no one else around matters much, and safety is for the birds."

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It’s the little things

The small stuff matters: Wendy offers kudos to the Pilot in Lincoln, Ala., for a small gesture that made the oasis just that, a true place to wash off the weariness of the long road.

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Sapp Bros. president named NATSO’s incoming chairman

Don Quinn, newly designated chairman at NATSO, stressed the importance of improving service to truck stop customers, America's drivers, in his remarks to attendees of the NATSO show.

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Love’s opens new Holcomb, Kan. store

Love's Travel Stops has opened a new location in Holcomb, Kan., giving the company its fifth Kansas store.

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Love’s opens new Valley, Neb. location

Love's Travel Stops has announced the opening of a new location in Valley, Neb., along U.S. Highway 64 and U.S. Highway 275.

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When filmmakers hit the road with 1970s owner-operators

After interviewing drivers at a late 1970s truck show, the film collective Optic Nerve spent six weeks crossing the country to record drivers for a 30-minute documentary.

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In search of a decent hair barrette

"Sometimes, finding regular things when you're on the road is hard." Wendy's search for a barrette not "encrusted with enough cut glass geegaws to start a fire in the direct sunlight" continues...

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Top 20 worst states for truck parking

Though California tops Overdrive's weighted rankings of the worst states for truck parking at No. 1, Northeast states occupied Nos. 2-6. Access news of new developments and more data in the top 20 list and these interactive maps.

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Love’s opens new locations in Kentucky, Oklahoma

Love’s Travel Stops has opened two new locations – one in Kentucky, and one in Oklahoma.

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Parking: Data on rest areas v. truck stops

Data show that parking issues aren’t limited to states showing a high percentage of publicly controlled spaces or those with a high percentage of private spaces.

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