parking

Catching flies with honey: A parking firestorm in Minnesota

Following a widely circulated picture posted about the truck-parking ordinance banning trucking parking and passed by Coon Rapids, Minn., last year, Wendy reaches out to the city council.

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LETTER: Earn your ‘professional’ title

Reader Earnest J. Williams on the furor over a Walmart that recently banned truck parking: "I have noticed that when we are wrong about something, we really don't want to have our errs pointed out to us, especially publicly."

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Unwanted visitors at a Texas Walmart

Seen at the Walmart in Lancaster, Texas: NO TRUCK PARKING -- VIOLATORS WILL BE TOWED AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE. And it gets hairier...

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Hours recap: New regs bringing old practice to the fore?; OK tornado intel

More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.

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National truck-parking driver survey launched

Here find out how to take the survey, created by Hope Rivenburg in part in concert with driver advocates Allen and Donna Smith of Truth About Trucking and aimed at educating the DOT on parking needs.

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Warner Robins ordinance repealed!

Last night Wendy's home town council voted down the restrictive two-hour truck parking ordinance they'd approved just two weeks prior. Here's why.

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Georgia city mayor requesting driver aid

Warner Robins, Ga., mayor Chuck Shaheen is hoping truck drivers will attend a city council meeting March 4 at 4 p.m. to voice their concerns over the city's two-hour parking limitation.

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Mayor: Warner Robins parking ban needs compromise

City mayor Chuck Shaheen calls for town council to compromise on the new two-hour time limit.

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C’mon, Warner Robins — show us some love

Wendy Parker on her hometown's ban of truck parking: "Set a precedent for the rest of the country. Find a way to not only make it work, find a way to make it work for both the trucker and the city."

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When trucks are ‘an eyesore and a nuisance’

It's happened again: A city councilman's idea to ban truck parking within town borders shows evidence of what drivers and other advocates are up against in the battle to improve parking availability in less-served areas.

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