truck parking

‘Parking firestorm’ cools into substantive, driver-led effort

| June 15, 2013

Independent owner-operator Jason Haggard is urging able drivers to join him at a June 18 council meeting in Coon Rapids, Minn., to begin the process of meeting with the city to address the parking fiasco ...

Unwanted visitors at a Texas Walmart

| May 29, 2013

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

Hotels4Truckers integrates with DAT app, inks more chain partnerships

| March 23, 2013

The online directory of truck-parking-friendly hotels, featuring discounts on many, is offering free memberships (normally $9.95/year) at its MATS booth #67140.

States losing support for rest stops, seek funding

| February 14, 2013

Recent year financial constraints have forced state officials nationwide to slice budgets, causing some state legislators to look for commercial support for rest stops.

DOT studying truck parking, size and weight limits

| February 04, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation is researching truck size and weights and will soon begin studying availability of truck parking by state.

Minnesota to use cameras at truck stops, rest areas to help truckers find parking

| January 23, 2013

The Minnesota DOT announced a testing program at a rest area in which cameras in the parking lot will find and notify truckers of available parking.

Reader: Government deserves some thanks

| September 04, 2012

"The public needs trucks and truckers, and truckers need what the public pays for. The public will is expressed through government, not talk radio." --Jim Mesthene of Waltham, Mass.

Truck parking push not over with Jason’s Law

| July 17, 2012

Following the cheers that went up around the trucking community for the “Jason’s Law” truck parking legislation’s inclusion in the MAP-21 highway bill in June, owner-operators like Overdrive reader William McKelvie put a quick lid ...

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