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Love's Travel Stop in Ormond Beach, Fla., Only Offering Fuel and Go March 7-16

March 04, 2014

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For the week of March 7-16 the Love's Travel Stop located at I-95/U.S. Highway 1 in Ormond Beach, Fla., will only be allowing trucks to fuel and go. No long term parking will be available.

Thousands of motorcyclists will converge on the Daytona Beach/Ormond Beach area March 7-16 for Bike Week. Daytona Harley Davidson, located next door to Love’s in Ormond Beach, is a major participant of the annual motorcycle event and rally.

DHD’s involvement causes unusually high traffic volume in and around the area and Love’s can only allow trucks to fuel and go. Long-term parking won’t be available at this location throughout Bike Week. In past years, the increased traffic volumes for truckers waiting to fuel, combined with the significant influx of cars, trucks and motorcycles, has caused severe traffic jams, forcing state police to close the exit.

Love’s wants to provide the necessary fueling for professional drivers, and in order to ensure that is still available, drivers will need to continue moving in and out at that exit.

    

Comments

  1. 1. John [ March 05, 2014 @ 04:15PM ]

    Way to go LOVE'S Travel Plaza! Is this same ruling going to apply to 4 wheelers using your gas pumps? Obviously the TRUCK DRIVERS THAT SPEND THEIR HARD EARNED MONEY AT THIS LOCATION ARE NOT YOUR MAIN CONCERN! Once again we have a TRUCK STOP catering to someone other than the drivers that are the bread and butter money spenders at most truckstops. Let's make sure those bike riders get the best deals with traffic control.
    Oh Well! Probably NOT VERY MANY TRUCK DRIVERS OWN motorcycles! And if they did, I'd bet they don't have any way to carry them on their trucks! You (Love's) probably don't want any grungy truck drivers hanging around to get in the bikers way! The truck drivers money must not be any good there.
    I'll be sure to post in as many places that I can, that Love's don't want truckers anywhere near this location that week. Or better yet why stop there ever? Just another location to put on my DON'T STOP THERE LIST! The T/A's got scratched because of the BS they pulled in Nashville, now Love's because of this crap!

  2. 2. Bob Carroll [ March 06, 2014 @ 08:11AM ]

    I almost never use Loves, but for those that do just bypass this truck stop all together. Their are several other alternatives to use for fuel, several other Loves to use besides this one. Then when bike week is over stay away from this place and see just how long they can stay there with no trucks stopping.
    The stupid part is they think a driver will stop and spend 5 to 7 hundred dollars for fuel and just leave. They have nothing to offer to operate this way. Let the bikers go and rent a parking lot or some other area and pay their own way.

  3. 3. Billy-Bob [ March 11, 2014 @ 07:29AM ]

    John, I think you meant Pilot...not T/A. And did you miss the fact that the state patrol closed the exit altogether due to high traffic volume in the past? Seems to me that Loves is trying to keep the exit open and continue to sell fuel to drivers who need it. Not just cater to motorcyclists...although I am sure they provide a LARGE economic boom the to the area during bike week...

 

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