Life

Finalist Sonja Morris: ‘I love making others feel good about themselves’

Morris, an owner-operator, has been driving for 11 years and says trucking "completely changed my life for the better."

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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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Truck Stop Tour inks sponsor

When country recording artist and Truckload Carriers Association Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler hits the next stop on her 2014 Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour later this week at the Joplin, Mo., Petro, she will do so with a new official sponsor in Schneider National.

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Finalist Jennifer Marcu: ‘I try to encourage others that things get better’

Marcu has been a great inspiration to her husband, Nicolae. He says through her battle with cancer, she kept her head held high and kept on trucking.

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Podcast: Off to the races!

With the date getting closer (late June) for Mike Ryan's annual Pike's Peak hill climb in his modified Cascadia, revisit with him and Chumpcar's John Condren talking details about the 2015 debut of the ChampTruck race series, aiming to bring Class 8 racing to the states.

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Finalist Cheryl Lannigan: ‘It takes more than beauty to drive a truck’

Lannigan is one of 10 finalists in the contest, and she says what makes her beautiful is her display of "Christ-like character."

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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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Finalist Shanae Burshem can ‘haul grain with the best of the boys’

Burshem says though hauling grain isn't easy work, she loves how proud she feels after overcoming a challenging day.

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ISX15 SmartAdvantage™ Powertrain A Smart Choice for CTI

30-second video tip: Get more sound out of your phone speakers

One great scene from the rock’n’roll mockumentary “This Is Spinal Tap” has dim-witted musician Nigel Tufnel showing off his amplifiers to another character. Tufnel notes one amp with control knobs that peak at 11 instead of the usual 10. Believing the amp is superior to others, he explains, “It’s one louder.” Well, this little trick won’t get you to 11. Or even 10. Still, it’s handy if you’re looking to hear music from your phone or mp3 ...

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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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