• Clear-Choice
    Appearance counts at Petro Brazil

    Litter has a short life at Petro Brazil in Indiana. Dirt and grime don’t stand a chance either. “Our porter staff are outstanding, and each one of them takes pride in the location and in their job,”...

    • Posted July 10, 2012
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  • Bright-Spot
    TA Wildwood keeps finding new ways to impress customers

    If you’ve been on the road for awhile and are looking for a friendly face or two, then TA Wildwood in Florida is calling your name. The newly renovated, full-service travel plaza keeps its sights on customer...

    • Posted July 10, 2012
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  • rolling_thunder_001
    Bikers pay tribute to military veterans in the annual Run for the Wall

    Each year, during the final week of May, people in Knoxville, Tenn., come out in droves. American flags are placed along the road to welcome visitors who will only stay for a short while, but who make...

    • Posted July 9, 2012
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  • RoadKing Mag
    On a Roll

    There’s a lot happening at TA and Petro lately, all of it part of our effort to offer full service to drivers so that your visit to us is both pleasant and productive.

    • Posted July 6, 2012
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The TCA’s Highway Angels program recognizes truckers who help others

    Motorists and truckers in trouble on the road often find the first to offer them a helping hand is a truck driver. Since 1996 the Truckload Carriers Association’s Highway Angels program has been honoring drivers for their...

    • Posted July 6, 2012
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  • Kolman2
    Some advice to companies on keeping drivers

    How does this sound? Trucking companies have a dedicated driver recruitment department that invests a significant amount of money each month in recruiting programs to find qualified drivers. This department has a well-defined program to drill down...

    • Posted July 5, 2012
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  • CoolIt
    Properly functioning air conditioning is about safety as well as comfort

    It’s hot! And in some cities, it’s hot and sticky. If you find yourself saying, “Please let my air conditioning system work today!” then you need to continue reading for tips on keeping your AC system in...

    • Posted July 5, 2012
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  • JudgePaul
    Judging rigs at the TA Walcott Truckers Jamboree

    If you’re in any way involved with trucking and have never been to the Truckers Jamboree, I strongly urge you to go. It’s at the TA Walcott in Iowa on July 12-13.

    • Posted July 3, 2012
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  • Truckskirt
    How effective are aerodynamic additions for trailers?

    More and more trailers are “wearing skirts,” the aerodynamic devices seen hanging below the boxes, leading to more and more questions concerning aerodynamics and fuel economy. To help answer them accurately, I called on a noted authority...

    • Posted July 3, 2012
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    World’s Toughest Trucker contestant: “I’m the modern cowboy”

    I got bit by the trucking bug early in life in Natchez, Miss. Trucking is a lifestyle, and once you get bit, you can’t turn back.

    • Posted July 3, 2012
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