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Jason’s Law: Five years after the passing of its namesakePodcast

| March 18, 2014

In conversation with Overdrive's Wendy Parker, Hope Rivenburg, marking the fifth anniversary of the death of her husband, for whom the Jason's Law truck parking legislation is named, stresses the need for drivers to continue ...

Added bonus at the W.Va. TamarackImage Gallery

| December 27, 2013

In 1996, Tamarack was opened by the West Virginia Parkways Authority at the Beckley Service Plaza on I-64 as an economic development project.

National truck-parking driver survey launched

| May 15, 2013

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 ...

Alert! Le Pew’s on the toilet!

| February 15, 2013

Wendy Parker tells her craziest road story: "When I step into any bathroom outside of my own home, I slip into some crazy space-time continuum that contains everything weird."

Abolish three-in-one sinks — now!

| February 01, 2013

Wendy sends a message to Congress: "If we're going to start outlawing stuff because it's dangerous, I think we should start with the automatic sensors on every stinking sink between here and Timbuktu."

Senate OKs transportation bill

| March 14, 2012

Two-year $109-billion transportation bill includes funds for creating truck parking and an electronic onboard recorder mandate.

Group opposes rest area commercial services

| February 15, 2012

Transportation bill amendment would allow services at rest areas along interstates.

I-75 rest areas in Florida open

| January 10, 2012

Rest areas at exits 275 and 279 have 111 truck parking spaces.

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