New Pilot in Chillicothe, Ohio

| October 13, 2014

Pilot Flying J opened a Pilot Travel Center in Chillicothe, Ohio, featuring full amenities for professional drivers traveling U.S. 23, 35 and 50.

General public in touch with reality? 8 in 10 view truckers as more safe than passenger-vehicle drivers

| October 13, 2014

A survey of public opinion of the trucking industry and its drivers also concluded that the public views the industry favorably in large part. More results reported here.

Safety Fitness Determination rule under review by FMCSA’s top brass, agency leader says

| October 13, 2014

The long-awaited Safety Fitness Determination rule has hit the “front office” of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said FMCSA Chief Safety Officer Jack Van Steenburg, which is one of the last stops before moving to the White House for approval.

Driver medication use, cross-border trucking, insurance hikes on the docket for FMCSA committee meetings

| October 13, 2014

The agency's advisory committee will meet with FMCSA's Medical Review Board to talk medications like painkillers and amphetamines, and it will meet by itself to discuss the liability insurance increase for carriers and cross-border trucking.

European racing, Euro show trucks: Videos, photos and tweets from second and final day at the track

| October 12, 2014

The 2014 FIA European truck racing series wrapped up today (Oct. 12) at the Le Mans Speedway in Le Mans, France. Two races were held, and the teams and drivers competed for the year's final ...

Photos: Sampling of show trucks at European truck races

| October 11, 2014

The FIA European truck racing finale happening in Le Mans, France, today (Oct. 11) and Sunday features more than trucks on the track: It also has hundreds of show trucks on display for spectators. I'll have ...

Iowa 80: ‘Coolest’ truck stop

| October 10, 2014

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 ...

TV truck-stop comedy in works

| October 10, 2014

"The next big TV hit could well be a comedy set in, of all places, a truck stop in Kansas." So writes TruckersNews.com editor David Hollis in the story at this link, following news from ...

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