truck stops

Love’s Raises $2 Million for Children’s Miracle Network

Overdrive Staff | September 30, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops has given $2 million to the Children's Miracle Network to benefit 92 CMN Hospitals across the country. Love’s recently wrapped up a five-week fundraising campaign at its 304 travel stop and country ...

Pilot opens two new stops

Overdrive Staff | August 19, 2013

Pilot Flying J will open two new truck stops — a Pilot Travel Center  in Oakwood, Ill. and a Flying J Travel Plaza in Vandalia, Ohio.  The Pilot Travel Center in Oakwood, Ill., is located off ...

Roundup: Return fire in owner-operator war, driverless trucks, truck-stop cuisine…

| August 15, 2013

Independent rebuttal to prognosticators of insurmountable challenges of the owner-operator model; Driverless trucks: income opportunity?; Insurance: "we've got to stop this bill dead."

Do not smell this sandwich

| July 28, 2013

“Miss, could I get you to smell this for me and tell me if it's good. The date says today, but I never trust 'em. Can't smell too good, myself.” / “You should ask your ...

How much toilet paper? Iowa 80 funny facts illustrated

| July 17, 2013

An infographic published recently details just that, along with how much coffee is consumed at the Walcott, Iowa, ruck stop and how many eggs are eaten there, too.

On tact and being tactile

| July 03, 2013

"I see approximately seven hundred things I want to touch every time we stop. Unfortunately, five to six hundred of these things are usually attached to other people or their property."

Goodyear boosts tire availability

| June 21, 2013

Steer, drive and trailer tires in the tire manufacturer's Fuel Max line will be available at TA and Petro locations in July 2013.

The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

| June 05, 2013

"There's absolutely no reason in hell to catch third in a Love's, unless your hair is on fire or a member of the Taliban has suddenly popped out of your bunk with an RPG aimed ...

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