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Max Kvidera and Todd Dills | November 01, 2010

If truckstops and rest areas aren’t available, truckers have to improvise and park where they can find space. In 2009 Jason Rivenburg was parked at an abandoned gas station in South Carolina waiting to make an early morning delivery when he was murdered in his truck in a robbery attempt. Last year, U.S. Senate and House bills were introduced to provide $120 million over six years to fund a pilot program to help states establish long-term truck parking facilities. The bills, known as Jason’s Law, remain in committee.

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