A small town truck stop is taken over by driver-less trucks. Possibly caused by a toxic spill in the city. After the trucks cause numerous deaths, the remaining survivors (two teens, their fathers, and another lady citizen) are forced to escape the truck stop. They find it's very difficult to out-smart the trucks. Written by
Did You Know?
The Westway Refrigerated truck, the main adversary, is a Western Star. The Happy Toys truck in "Maximum Overdrive" is also a Western Star. See more
In several shots drivers are visible as the trucks corral the stranded characters inside the truck stop - specifically as they make sharp turns around the fuel pumps. See more
Hazmat Worker 1
[to his partner/sarcasm
You better suit-up, Buddy. I'll go check on the gear.
References The Twilight Zone