November 17, 2015 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America has agreed to acquire the Quaker Steak & Lube casual-dining chain for $25 million, in a move that will see some of its existing full-service restaurants converted to the brand as well as expanding the number of stand-alone restaurants.
Tags: TravelCenters of America, Truckstops, Mergers & Acquisitions
July 15, 2015 - Industry News
Visitors came from 21 states and three Canadian provinces to display their trucks, and compete in a "truckers olympics" and truck beauty contest.
Tags: Walcott Trucker Jamboree, Iowa 80 Truckstop, Truckstops, Events
July 6, 2015 - Industry News
The 36th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree will kick off July 9 at the Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa.
Tags: Events, Truckstops, Walcott Trucker Jamboree, Iowa 80 Truckstop
July 2, 2015 - Product News
Noregon Systems’ Truck Check Up is an interactive, fuel-island based truck diagnostics station designed for use in heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: Noregon Systems, Truckstops, Diagnostics
March 13, 2015 - Industry News
The parent to the truckstop chains TA and Petro reported sharp increases in its profits for the final quarter of last year and for all of 2014.
Tags: Petro Stopping Centers, Truckstops, Earnings, Travel Centers of America
March 11, 2015 - Industry News
Six of the seven trucking companies suing Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam for fraud have agreed to settle, according to reports from a Cleveland-based ABC news affiliate.
Tags: Lawsuits, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Fraud, Settlement
February 17, 2015 - Industry News
One company that provides an alternative to idling big rigs at truckstops and truck terminals has plans for growth, including investing more money to fund a planned expansion.
Tags: Emissions, Truck Drivers, Idle Reduction, Truckstops, IdleAir, Air Pollution
February 16, 2015 - Industry News
Over the past several weeks, the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International has received reports of over 40 pilferage events at truckstops and highway pull-offs in one state.
Tags: Arkansas, Truckstops, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch, Crime, I-40, I-55
February 10, 2015 - Industry News
Love’s is offering 99-cent-per gallon compressed natural gas at select Midwest locations to mark the recent opening of a fast-fill CNG location in San Antonio. The deal will begin on Valentine’s Day and run for two weeks.
Tags: Texas, Love's Travel Stops, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, I-40, Truckstops
January 29, 2015 - Industry News
A new TA location opened in Columbia, South Carolina, announced truckstop chain TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers brands.
Tags: South Carolina, TravelCenters of America, Truckstops, Interstate 20
January 26, 2015 - Industry News
Following years of litigation a federal court in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday gave preliminary approval to settlements with more than two-dozen oil companies and fuel retailers over claims of selling “hot fuel.”
Tags: Diesel, Gasoline, Litigation, Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Truckstops
January 6, 2015 - Industry News
The National Association of Truck Stop Owners is giving Sapp Bros. Travel Centers Founder William Sapp the Hall of Fame award at this year’s NATSO Show in Las Vegas.
Tags: Hall of Fame, Awards, Truckstops, People, NATSO
December 23, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America expanded its network of truckstops with the opening of a new TA in Lincoln, Ala., located at Interstate 20 exit 168.
Tags: Alabama, TravelCenters of America, Truckstops
December 19, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened two new truck stops in Londonderry Township, Penn., and Hamel, Ill. Combined, the two openings create nearly 170 new truck parking spaces.
Tags: Pennsylvania, Illinois, Truckstops, Love's, Truck Parking
December 10, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America opened a Black Bear Diner restaurant at the TA Wheeler Ridge in Arvin, Calif. The sit down, full service restaurant is the first of its kind in the TA and Petro network.
Tags: California, TravelCenters of America, Truckstops
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
A federal lawsuit against truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has been amended, accusing the company's top executive of directing an alleged fuel rebate scheme.
Tags: Crime & Fraud, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Litigation
November 11, 2014 - Industry News
One of the nation’s largest truckstop chains will soon have one less location and truckers will reportedly lose nearly 130 parking spaces along the Interstate 81 corridor.
Tags: Drivers, Virginia, Truckstops, I-81, Interstate 81, Travel Centers of America, Truck Parking
October 31, 2014 - Industry News
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Muscle Shoals, Ala., at the intersection of State Highway 157 and U.S. Highway 72.
Tags: Alabama, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J is leasing six locations from Speedway to expand its network of stores in Virginia. The stores will be Pilot branded and operated in conjunction with Speedway.
Tags: Diesel, Pilot Travel Centers, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Speedway, Virginia
October 13, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J opened a Pilot Travel Center in Chillicothe, Ohio along U.S. Route 50, the company announced. The truckstop is located at 1111 East Main, near the intersection of Route 50 and Route 23.
Tags: Pilot Travel Centers, Ohio, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
October 7, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- UrgentCareTravel’s DOT and medical services membership program offers drivers and their family members access to DOT physicals and other medical services at several truck stop locations.
Tags: DOT, Driver Health, Truckstops, Health, ATA MC&E
October 2, 2014 - Industry News
A new Pilot Travel Center has opened in Childress, Texas, serving drivers traveling on Highway 83 and Highway 287.
Tags: Texas, Pilot Travel Centers, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
September 29, 2014 - Industry News
TravelCenters of America is buying the historic Johnson's Corner truckstop in Johnston, Colorado, and rebranding it as a Petro Stopping Centers.
Tags: Colorado, Truckstops, I-25
September 26, 2014 - Industry News
A one-time top lieutenant with truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has been named a target of an investigation that the company bilked trucking customers out of money from rebates in order to inflate company profits.
Tags: Crime & Fraud, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J
September 24, 2014 - Industry News
Truck Stop Health Care is planning to make DOT physicals for CDL drivers available at truckstops in all states across the U.S.
Tags: DOT, CDL, Driver Health, Truckstops
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