truck stops

Good things happen, too: Saluting truck-stop staff

"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."

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Nominations being taken for 2nd annual Citizen Driver Awards

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,

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

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

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

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.

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Privacy is a matter of opinion

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

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More trucking tunes — and a cheeseburger

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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A dollar or a black eye in Von Ormy, Texas

On winning -- and getting even...

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Pilot Flying J adds six new stops

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, ON – 2085 Shanly Rd, Hwy 401, exit 730. 10 diesel lanes. ·      Kansas City, KS – 4610 Kansas Ave, I-635, exit 3. Eight diesel lanes. ·      Pine Grove, PA – 473 Suedberg Rd, I-81, exit 100. Five diesel lanes. ·      Roxbury, NJ ...

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Shower me with a little love

...and a skyhook for good measure.

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

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 to press their legislators on areas where truck parking is sorely lacking and/or unsafe.

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