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Southern Tire Mart is Teaming up with Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J and Southern Tire Mart are teaming up to offer truckers and fleets the best commercial vehicle maintenance to help keep our trucks rolling. Southern Tire Mart has assumed management of the current 35 Pilot Flying J Truck Care maintenance facilities with plans to open 100 more locations…

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Rand McNally Launches New OverDryve Pro II

Rand McNally has released its newest device for truckers, the OverDryve Pro II. The high-definition 7-inch screened unit has Rand Navigation 2.0 and upgraded processing power. It also features a fully adjustable dash cam, built-in SiriusXM, a stronger magnetic mount, more battery capacity, and live information pertaining to truckers and…


Goodyear Launches a New Tire for Long Hauls

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched a new tire for long-haul fleets. The Fuel Max LHD 2 will be available in early 2021. This new tire offers better fuel efficiency for those traveling on the long hauls and should help lower the cost per mile. When ready, the…


Simple Things to Update Your Rig

Truckers are the backbone of this country, you keep this country moving along, so you should have a truck that is comfortable, functional, and efficient. Here’s a list of upgrades that will give you what you need to keep rolling. Change out your incandescent lights for long-lasting, energy-efficient LED lights.Find…


Win Big With Pilot Flying J’s Hauliday Giveaway

Christmas this year just got a bit brighter with Pilot Flying J’s newest promotion, the Hauliday Giveaway. Visit their Facebook page and leave a comment under one of the multiple prizes they are giving away and you will be entered to win. There are different prizes per post on different…


Portland is Getting an “Electric Island”

Daimler Trucks North America and Portland General Electric are teaming up to create an “Electric Island” in Portland, Oregon. The large charging station will be the first of its kind in the U.S. and will charge medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The “Island” is currently under construction near DTNA’s headquarters in…


Infamous Truck-Eating Bridges in the U.S.

There are bridges out there too low for big trucks, lots of them. They either get stuck and need rescuing or become convertibles if they make it through, kind of. The following is a short list of bridges in the U.S. that have claimed many big rigs and have become…


Keeping Your Cargo Safe Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The holidays are a merry and festive time of year, but there are bad people out there who want to take advantage of the trucks carrying all the goods. A data set put together by CargoNet shows that the top things stolen during the holidays are food and beverages, electronics,…


Love’s Adds Over 300 Truck Parking Spots Around the Country

You can now find more trucking parking spaces in Illinois, Georgia, and Arkansas thanks to Love’s Travel Stops. All three locations are open 24/7 and offer truckers many amenities. The Marion, Illinois location is off Interstate 57, has 119 truck parking spots, 10 diesel bays, 7 showers, laundry facilities, a…


New Service Offers Conditions of Minnesota’s Roads by Text or Email

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has launched a new service announcing the conditions of roads in Minnesota’s District 6. This area includes Albert Lea, Faribault, Owatonna, Red Wing, Rochester, Wabasha, and Winona. Alerts will include crashes, snowdrifts, low visibility, and icy roads. Minnesota has a hands-free law and asks motorists…