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Truck Parking Project Could Help Drivers Find Spaces

The Truck Parking Information Management Systems project is the first real attempt at a comprehensive system to help truck drivers find available nearby parking.

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Group Seeks Funding for Truck Parking System on Interstate 10

A coalition of Departments of Transportation from Arizona, California, New Mexico and California are seeking a federal grant to develop a program that would alert truck drivers to available truck parking along Interstate 10.

New Personal Conveyance Guidance Gives Flexibility to Find Truck Parking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration just announced regulatory guidance that gives drivers a way to deal with one of the most vexing problems with the electronic logging device mandate – finding a safe place to park for the night – as well as clarification for ag haulers on the 150-air-mile exemption.

Of Course Trucking Should Pay for Parking

Nobody likes having to pay for something that once came free, but we now face a crisis-level shortage of truck parking spaces in this country. It shouldn't come as a surprise that the days of free parking are over, says Equipment Editor Jim Park in his blog.

Love’s Opens Ninth Travel Stop in Louisiana

Love’s Travel Stops has opened a new travel stop in Boyce, Louisiana, the ninth location in the state, the company announced.

Transportation Department to Conduct New Truck Parking Survey

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has posted a notice indicating that it intends to conduct a new survey and assessment of truck parking facilities.

Commentary: The Price of a Night's Rest

The ELD mandate may have forced the adoption of more paid, reserved parking, but that doesn’t mean drivers are happy about it. Commentary by Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge.

ATRI’s Murray Details Research Efforts on Key Trucking Issues

Among the research projects currently on the front burner at the American Transportation Research Institute is an effort to determine if “we can identify younger drivers with the same characteristics as safe, older drivers,” said Dan Murray, vice president of ATRI, in his keynote speech at the National Private Truck Council’s annual meeting.

Full-Service Truck Stop Opens on Highway 26 in Oregon

The state-of-the-art full-service truck and travel stop is owned by The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs which represents the Warm Springs, Wasco, and Paiute Native American tribes.

NATSO Report Finds Rest Areas Reduce Overall Truck Parking Capacity

Interstate highways with private sector investment have 69% more commercial truck parking spaces per mile than those with public rest areas, according to a report issued by NATSO, an association representing truckstops and travel plazas.