Reader to truck stops: Better optimize, expand parking space; And an eats tip in AL

| August 06, 2014

"There's nothing worse than after a long hard day's driving to pull into a truck stop and find full spaces taken up with just a tractor or an RV." --Rick Fine, Pueblo, Colo.

Less-than-terror in Tonopah, Nev.: The Clown MotelImage Gallery

| August 06, 2014

Originally opened in 1990 by Leroy David, the Clown Motel served as a place for him to keep his clown collection – which he just happened to have purchased from a retired clown in Las Vegas. He built it next to the town cemetery, where his father is buried, along with a lot of other victims of a mine fire in 1911. Leroy sold the place to Bob Perchetti in 1995, and Bob not only kept the theme intact, he has more than tripled the size of the collection during his tenure.

Women in Trucking, NASCAR driver join to honor fallen vets

| August 05, 2014

Women in Trucking has announced it is teaming with NASCAR driver Jennifer Jo Cobb and her No. 10 Driven 2 Honor NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team in a fund raising effort to benefit Wreaths ...

David Adkins’ 2013 glider gets a homeImage Gallery

| August 01, 2014

After seeing Overdrive's original article on Landstar-leased David Adkins' terminal cancer diagnosis and subsequent attempts to sell his 2013 Coronado glider, fellow Landstar BCO John Rentz is making moves to pick the truck up...

Three truckers to compete for best singer title at GATS

| July 31, 2014

Three professional drivers will face off in Dallas Aug. 22 to see who walks away as winner of Overdrive-Red Eye Radio’s Trucker Talent Search.

Country star Lee Ann Womack, Deadliest Catch’s Edgar Hansen to meet attendees at Red Eye Radio booth

| July 31, 2014

Red Eye Radio Network’s lobby booth will host concerts by Lee Ann Womack, John King, Zane Williams and Tony Justice at the Great American Trucking Show. Also, Edgar Hansen, star on Discovery's The Deadliest Catch, will also be visiting the RER booth.

Video: Most Beautiful winner shares life on and off the road

| July 30, 2014

Emily Weymouth talks about women in trucking and the interesting things she does in her off-time, including modeling.

CNBC series probes truck crashes

| July 30, 2014

A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.

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