truck stops

Iowa 80: ‘Coolest’ truck stop

The "World's Largest Truckstop" -- Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa -- was recently lauded by Truckdriving Biz as one of the "coolest" truck stops, the company says. “This is a neat honor, especially in the year of our 50th Anniversary”, says Delia Moon Meier, owner and daughter of founder Bill Moon. “We strive to make sure people’s visits here are memorable.” Whether it's taking a selfie by the World’s Largest Truckstop sign or checking out one of ...

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Love’s opens two new stops

Love’s Travel Stops announced Aug. 28 it has opened two new locations: One in Mossy Head, Fla., at Exit 70 on I-10, and one in Fort Stockton, Texas, at Exit 261 off of I-10.

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IdleAir adds four Pilot stops, five dedicated facilities

IdleAir announced at the Great American Trucking Show last week it now operates five dedicated facilities with single terminals in conjunction with C.R. england, Con-way Truckload, CalArk, Werner Enterprises and TSA/Panamex. The truck stop electrification service provides a/c, heat, 120V electricity, high-speed Internet and DirectTV. The company announced it plans to open five more carrier-dedicated terminals by early 2015. In addition to the five new dedicated facilities, IdleAir announced it completed construction in the first half of 2014 ...

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Love’s opens two new locations

Love’s Travel Stops opened two new locations this week. One is in Fort Myers, Fla., on I-75, Exit 143, and the other is in Shelby, Iowa, on I-80, Exit 34.

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Louisiana sued over truck stop’s exemption to keep Tony the Tiger

The author of the Louisiana’s 2006 law prohibiting private ownership of big cats is suing the state over a new law that will allow Tony the Tiger to remain at his truck stop home.

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Love’s re-opens in Erick, OK

Love's Travel Stops recently announced the opening of a new travel stop in Eric, Okla., on I-40, Exit 7. The location replaces the Erick location previously opened in 1989.

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Love’s now offering freight factoring; low rates, free remote processing

Love's has introduced Love's Financial, which will offer factoring services for drivers. Love's says it will pay within 24 hours, allowing drivers to get money for loads before shippers would have paid them.  The new service is designed to help drivers manage their business and cash flow through flexible cash management products with lower transaction fees. Factoring is different than a loan, meaning drivers won’t incur debt and it comes without the same level of credit restrictions, ...

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Dairy Queen/Orange Julius open at Joplin 44 Petro

The Joplin 44 Petro in Joplin, Mo., has added a Dairy Queen/Orange Julius to its food court. It opened earlier this month and offers a full line of ice cream and fruit smoothie produces, as well as hot dogs and Panini sandwiches, the truck stop says.  Joplin 44's food court also has a Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Express and Caribou Coffee. 

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Get your 10-cent coffee at Iowa 80 June 4

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 a special menu insert with 1964 prices.

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Pilot Flying J offering double reward points on diesel

Pilot Flying J is offering double rewards points in its MyRewards program to drivers through the end of September for diesel purchases.

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