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Residents In Three U.S. Towns Oppose Truck Stops

Residents In Three U.S. Towns Oppose Truck Stops

What do the cities of Lathrop, California, Ostego, Minnesota, and Volusia, Florida, have in common? Residents in all three cities… Read more »


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Love's Adds 450 Truck Parking Spots Nationwide During Record-Setting Day

Love’s Adds 450 Truck Parking Spots Nationwide During Record-Setting Day

Yesterday Love’s Travel Centers opened five new locations, adding over 450 truck parking spots across the country. December 15 marked… Read more »


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South Carolina Walmart Tows Semi Parked Overnight

South Carolina Walmart Tows Semi Parked Overnight

A truck driver lost his load and was slapped with a $1500 towing bill after parking overnight at a South… Read more »


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"No Parking" Warning Spray Painted On Trailer

PHOTO: “No Parking” Warning Spray Painted On Trailer

Seems like there might have been a better way to let the driver know. Image Credit: ohmygodbees


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VDOT Nixes Plans For Trucker Rest Stop After Public Outcry

VDOT Nixes Plans For Trucker Rest Stop After Public Outcry

The Virginia Department of Transportation has put the brakes on a plan to create a “truck rest area” off of… Read more »


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"Park My Truck" App Launches Today

“Park My Truck” App Launches Today

Today is the launch date for the free “Park My Truck” app designed by trucking industry leaders to improve highway… Read more »


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Survey Ranks Top Trucking Concerns For 2016

Survey Ranks Top Trucking Concerns For 2016

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its annual report ranking the top ten critical issues facing the trucking industry. ATRI… Read more »


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Baltimore County Approves Major Fine Increase For Parking Semis In Neighborhoods

Baltimore County Approves Major Fine Increase For Parking Semis In Neighborhoods

On Tuesday night the Baltimore County City Council unanimously voted to increase the penalties for parking a semi truck in… Read more »


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760 Trucks Placed Out Of Service During "Operation Airbrake"

“Code Enforcement” Board Tells Town’s Businesses To Crack Down On Truck Parking

In the Florida town of Palm Coast, some businesses look the other way when tired truckers use their parking lots… Read more »


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Indiana Jack's Murdered For $7

VIDEO: Indiana Jack’s “Murdered For $7”

One of our favorite trucking vloggers, Indiana Jack, takes viewers on a video tour of the abandoned gas station where… Read more »


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Potato Truck Crash

50,000 Pound Potato Crash: Trucker Feared He’d Be Arrested For Pulling Over To Sleep

A trucker admits that he fell asleep and crashed this morning, spilling 50,000 pounds of potatoes onto the interstate —… Read more »


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Store Tows Driver's Semi While He Shops Inside

Store Tows Semi While Driver Shops Inside

A California based trucker is angry after an Ohio store towed his truck during the 90 minutes that he was… Read more »


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Truck Stop Beating

ATRI Seeking Driver Input on Parking, HOS

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) yesterday announced they’re seeking to collect “real-world information on the daily situations and challenges drivers face in locating appropriate an safe parking. ATRI is recruiting drivers who will keep a 14-day diary of their truck parking issues.”


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Truck Parking Crisis PSA

VIDEO: Truck Parking Crisis PSA

This video created by Texomatic Pictures for the Truckers Had Enough E- Magazine should be required viewing for everyone in the public… Read more »


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Peep Holes Discovered In Men's Restrooms At A North Carolina Rest Stop

Arkansas Rest Area To Close, Will Reopen As Tourist Info Center

The Big Piney rest area off I-40 in Arkansas will shut down for more than a year — and when… Read more »


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Washington County to Ban Overnight Truck Parking

Georgia Town Placing Tough Restrictions On Truck Parking

A Georgia town has passed a regulation that will prohibit trucks from parking within 300 feet of a residentially-zoned property unless the truck is unloading or loading.


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Truck Parking Rude Message

VIDEO: Parked Driver Gets Rude Message Written On Truck

The truck driver who made this video said that a parking lot representative in Neptune City, New Jersey, wrote this… Read more »


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Walmart Truck Drivers Win $54 Million In Back Pay

Wisconsin Walmart Puts Up “No Truck Parking” Sign

According to a local report, the Walmart in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin recently put up signs banning truck drivers from parking… Read more »


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I-95 Truck Parking System

Truck ‘N Park To Deliver Real Time Truck Parking Info

Truck drivers seeking parking along the I-95 corridor may have an easier time with help from a new website — Truck’N… Read more »


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North Carolina Data Vs. Dollars

Troopers: Safety, Not Campaign Donor, Cause For Parking Crackdown

After increased media scrutiny, North Carolina Highway Patrol officers say that safety  — and not the wishes of a political… Read more »


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xCampaign Donor Complaints

Political Donor Sparks Highway Patrol Crack Down On Truckers Napping On Interstate

Despite making claims that North Carolina needs “fewer journalists and lawyers and more truck drivers and technical workers”, Governor Pat McCrory allegedly… Read more »


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Truck Parking

8 States Join Forces To Create Safe Trucker Parking System

The Federal Highway Administration has awarded a $25 million grant to eight states to fund a project that will give… Read more »


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Reading Truck Parking Ban

Pennsylvania Town To Ban Truck Parking On City Streets

Officials in Reading, Pennsylvania are expected to vote to ban truck parking on city streets within the next two weeks…. Read more »


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Lower Narareth Township

Town To Crackdown On “Hiding” And “Napping” Truckers

Officials in a Pennsylvania township are looking for ways to keep truckers from napping in their town, according to a… Read more »


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Jason's Law Study

Jason’s Law Parking Shortage Study Results Released

The Department of Transportation has released the results of a truck parking survey put into motion by Jason’s Law and declared that truck parking shortages are a national safety concern.


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Truck Parking Problem

Truck Parking Can’t Keep Up With Growing Number Of Big Rigs On Road

A new report shows that the number of trucks on the road has grown, but the number of parking spots for trucks has not, leaving many truckers with no choice but to drive illegally and unsafely.


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VIDEO: Enough Is Enough- Drivers Deserve a Safe Haven

VIDEO: Enough Is Enough- Drivers Deserve a Safe Haven

RunHard GetPaid’s newest video contains another valuable message; one that needs to be heard.


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No Parking

Walmart Speaks Out About Lonoke Truck Parking Issue

According to a Walmart spokesperson who also spoke with (and advised) the manager of the Lonoke Walmart on this particular interview, there is “No record of any accidents or unsafe behavior related to truck parking at the Lonoke Walmart – whatsoever.”


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Walmart Says ‘No Plans to Ban Truck Parking’ in New Year

Aaron Mullins, Walmart Corporate spokesman, told CDLLife that Walmart has no plans to place a company-wide truck parking ban. He said truck parking decisions are made on a store-by-store basis.


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Have you ever wondered which Walmart locations allow overnight parking? The app "Overnight Parking Wal mart" created by AllStays, integrates with Google Maps to shows all the Walmart locations in U.S and Canada and tells you if overnight parking is permitted by marking each location with either a yellow "W" or a red "W'.

Truck Driver App: Overnight Parking Walmart

Have you ever wondered which Walmart locations allow overnight parking? The app “Overnight Parking Walmart” created by AllStays, integrates with Google Maps to shows all the Walmart locations in U.S and Canada and tells you if overnight parking is permitted by marking each location with either a yellow “W” or a red “W.’


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Photo: Excessive Parking Fee

Photo: Excessive Parking Fee

Most drivers don’t mind paying a little for parking, but this is a little crazy!


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CDLLife Caption Contest

What the Truck?

Apparently this guy doesn’t appreciate having toilet paper, groceries or anything else that’s brought by truck.


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Washington County to Ban Overnight Truck Parking

Washington County Moving Forward With Truck Parking Ban

On July 15, the Pierce County, Washington County Council voted in favor of a truck parking ban.


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MoDOT Opens New Truck Parking Areas

MoDOT Opens New Truck Parking Areas

The Missouri Department of Transportation Motor Carriers Services announced that the westbound I-70 truck parking area in Mineola is now open.


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13 Highway Shootings in One Month Have Kansas City Drivers on Edge

Alabama Man Shoots Trucker over Truck Parking

A 74-year-old Alabama man has is accused of shooting a 25-year-old truck driver over a disagreement over truck parking.


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California Town's Truck Parking Ban Extended

California Town’s Truck Parking Ban Expanded

Trucks will no longer be able to park select business park streets in Vista, California. Last week, the Vista City… Read more »


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NO Truck Parking

Maryland Walmart to Drivers: You Can’t Park Here Anymore

Drivers are no longer welcome to park at this Maryland Walmart. Thanks for the info, Joni Lawson!


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Warner Robins

Trucking Community Fights City’s Parking Ban, Wins Small Victory

Great job, drivers!


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Georgia City To Ban Overnight Truck Parking, Calling it an Eyesore

City wants to ban overnight truck parking, calling it an “eyesore and a nuisance.”


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Wyoming Releases New Truck Parking Map

The map and guide identifies parking opportunities for large commercial vehicles, such as tractor-trailer combinations, along Wyoming’s three Interstate highways – I-25, I-80, and I-90.


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Best Fleets

Parking Shortages: Is There a Feasible Solution?

The problem of creating and maintaining safe, affordable truck parking persists. What’s being done about it?


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Truck Parking Webinar To Be Held

Truck parking ranked as the 8th concern for drivers. Join this free truck parking webinar.


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Pennsylvania Turnpike Releases List Of Top 24 Trucking Toll Violators

No Overnight Truck Parking In Public Places In This Pennsylvania Town

This Pennsylvania town has made it illegal to park a truck overnight in an area owned by the township.


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TA Becomes Largest Independent Commercial Tire Dealer in the U.S.

Call Ahead Parking Now Available At TravelCenters of America

Don’t spend hours trying to find a parking spot, reserve one ahead of time at TA.


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Vermont

Vermont Rest Area Now Open

Truck drivers passing through Vermont now have another parking option.


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Iowa 80 Adding Additional Truck Parking

Iowa 80 Adding Additional Truck Parking

Find out how much additional parking drivers can expect at Iowa 80.


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Pennsylvania Town Telling Truckers, You Can't Park Here

Pennsylvania Town Considering Truck Parking Ban

Finding a place to park and rest in Pennsylvania may be harder to do.


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Busy Rest Areas Temporarily Closed This Weekend

Busy Rest Areas Temporarily Closed

Rest areas along these busy highways are expected to remain closed over the holiday weekend.


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