truck stops

How much toilet paper? Iowa 80 funny facts illustrated

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.

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On tact and being tactile

"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."

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Goodyear boosts tire availability

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

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The ‘kabang crunch’ wake-up call

"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 at the back of your head."

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Tony Justice: New record in the works, expanded distribution

Driver and songwriter Tony Justice plans a follow-up to his 2011 "On the Road" release, which is getting new distribution to Love's, Wilco.

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Operator’s new book details fitness turnaround

Mike Sammons' "Working Man's Road to Weight Loss" details the driver's story to losing more than half his body weight in a quest for better health.

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National truck-parking driver survey launched

Here find out how to take the survey, created by Hope Rivenburg in part in concert with driver advocates Allen and Donna Smith of Truth About Trucking and aimed at educating the DOT on parking needs.

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Provisions for hungry panhandlers

"Throw my sandwiches away all you want, but you're missing out on a yummy treat, and you will not squash my sparkle today. So there."

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For want of quiet sleep

"I'm not the only weird thing on the road. Keep your tinfoil hats close and beware the aliens in flatbeds."

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Pilot Flying J investigation centers on rebate program, PFJ sends note to drivers

The investigation and lockdown of its headquarters apparently "revolve around the application of rebates to a small group of Piilot Flying J trucking company customers," Pilot says.

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