Truck Parking

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November 21, 2016

Love’s Adds Nearly 190 Parking Spaces with New Locations

Love’s Travel Stops has opened two new locations in Domino, Texas and in White House, Tenn., adding nearly 190 truck parking spaces in total.

October 5, 2016

Park My Truck App Helps Drivers Find Available Parking

Trucking and travel plaza leaders have launched the smart phone application to help solve the parking shortage for professional drivers..

June 30, 2016

TruckSmart App Allows for Parking Space Reservations

TravelCenters of America has updated its TruckSmart Mobile App, allowing drivers to reserve and pay for an available parking space at any TA or Petro location up to 30 days in advance.

June 10, 2016

Love’s Third Oregon Location Offers 95 Parking Spaces

Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new location in Boardman, Ore., the company’s third location to open in the state.

May 18, 2016

Groups Offer Free Truck Parking App

The recently formed Truck Parking Leadership Initiative is developing a free app called Park My Truck to locate truck parking information and find available spaces for drivers.

May 11, 2016

Trucking Groups to Launch Truck Parking Initiative

The ATA, CVSA, NATSO Foundation and ATRI have all joined forces to announce a new truck parking initiative in Washington, D.C., aimed at making information on parking availability open to all drivers.

May 9, 2016

Of Spuds, Sleep, and Faulty Statistics

An accident that closed I-77 in North Carolina illustrates how driver fatigue is a problem that is a lot more complex than just creating regulations saying when truckers can and can’t drive — and how enforcement sometimes erroneously targets truckers in the name of safety.

March 21, 2016

ATRI Seeks Real-World Data on Truck Parking Challenges

The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking drivers interested in keeping a 14-day diary of their truck parking issues as part of an effort to collect real-world information on the daily challenges drivers face to find truck parking.

September 21, 2015

Truckers Like Reserved Parking — But Not Paying for It

Truck drivers are most interested in being able to reserve a parking space near major metropolitan areas. But nearly half of those recently surveyed are unwilling to pay to reserve any space.

August 21, 2015

New Coalition to Look for Truck Parking Solutions

In a truck parking survey mandated by the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century” Act (MAP-21), almost half of the state departments of transportation surveyed reported that truckers were forced to park on freeway interchange ramps and shoulders of highways.

May 18, 2015

Trucker Path Now Tracks Parking Availability

A new feature has been added to the Trucker Path app allowing users to see parking availability in locations across the country.

April 1, 2015

ATRI Researching Truck Parking Via Driver Survey

The American Transportation Research Institute is researching truck parking and truck parking reservation systems through a new survey of drivers. Drivers can take the survey through the end of April.

March 26, 2015

Thermo King Sets Up Network of Drop Yards

The yards can be used for a "nominal" fee by almost all truckers, whether or not they're TK customers.

December 19, 2014

Love’s Opens New Locations in Pennsylvania and Illinois

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.

November 11, 2014

TA Truckstop to Close off Interstate 81

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.

September 10, 2014

Truck Parking Notification System to Go Nationwide

Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. and the infrastructure firm HNTB have struck a deal to take the Truck Parking Information and Management System nationwide.

September 5, 2014

Michigan Adds Truck Parking System to I-94

The Michigan Department of Transportation has activated the Truck Parking Information and Management System on a section of Interstate 94 in southwest Michigan.

August 28, 2014

New Parking System Helps Truckers Find Open Spaces

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is implementing a system for monitoring parking availability at truck stops along a section of Interstate 94.

June 10, 2014

Missouri Expands Parking at I-70 Location

The westbound truck parking facility at Mineola, Mo., located at mile marker 170 on Interstate 70, opened this week for commercial vehicles with an additional 40 spaces bringing the total number of parking spots to 64.

November 18, 2013

Project to Expand I-70 Truck Parking Awarded

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has approved a project to expand the Interstate 70 truck parking facilities near Mineola.

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