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    Racing pigeons get a lift from driver Jon Hans

    Prizefighter Mike Tyson raced pigeons on a reality show. England’s Queen Elizabeth II races pigeons from the Royal Loft at Sandringham House, her country home. The U.S. Army flew pigeons during World Wars I and II, and...

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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    ATA’s Elisabeth Barna talks about National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

    ATA’s Elisabeth Barna talks about National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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    Petro North Las Vegas makes truckers feel welcome

    Las Vegas may be all about glitz, glam and extravagant experiences, but just 20 miles north of the strip, you’ll find a down-home truckstop that treats its customers like family.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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    Winterize now and keep rolling through the cold

    Winter is just around the corner and trucks don’t particularly like low temperatures. How to keep yours in good shape.

    • Posted September 5, 2012
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    Entertainment within easy reach with today’s technology

    Hours on the road away from home can become awfully quiet for a solo driver. That’s why CBs were once such a big hit and why mobile phones are such a huge boon to drivers today.

    • Posted September 5, 2012
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    TA Binghamton gets a makeover but keeps its small-town charm

    Talk to a veteran driver about the early years, and the topic of truckstops will likely come up. If the driver is feeling nostalgic you’ll hear about small-town spots with big-hearted staff who remembered drivers’ names and...

    • Posted September 5, 2012
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    Each Day, Every Day

    When National Truck Driver Appreciation Week takes place in September, all of us at TA and Petro will happily cheer along with others in the industry. Truckers deserve the recognition. But we also know that appreciation for...

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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    Better health achieved in minutes

    When it comes to exercising, we usually have good intentions. Unfortunately, long hours on the road, limited funds and demands of home and family chip away at our days, leaving little time for self-improvement.

    • Posted September 4, 2012
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    The power of truly appreciating truck drivers

    I look forward to each National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Since the inaugural event in 1998, it’s a time when America and the trucking industry recognizes professional truck drivers for the difficult job they do so well.

    • Posted September 2, 2012
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