truck parking

Truck parking push not over with Jason’s Law

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 on the possibility of any resulting driver complacency relative to the parking problem. “While everyone has jumped on the proverbial happy happy joy joy bandwagon about Jason's law passing, we continue to have no answer as to the actual dollar amounts ...

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Some good news: Jason’s Law in the highway bill

In all the hubbub over the mandate for electronic onboard recorders included in the highway-bill language, it's perhaps been easy to overlook some of better results for truckers and advocates, chief among them other language in the bill that, if it ultimately passes (as expected), brings to fruition nearly four years' worth of advocacy that began with the work of individual drivers honoring the memory of one of their own, Jason Rivenburg (pictured). Jason's Law is ...

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Missouri adding truck parking by converting rest areas

Missouri will continue its initiative to expand interstate truck parking by transforming the I-29 Mound City rest areas to truck parking.

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Trucks – eyesores to the ritzy neighbor

Cedar Lake, Ind., Town Councilman John Foreman says he doesn't want trucks parked near his $300,000 house.

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These truckers were paid tourists today

It took some doing, but we figured out how to park the truck in Sacramento where we could enjoy a day of tourist fun.

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Ugly today: pay to park, canceled load

Security told us to pay to park, then a load canceled later in the day.

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Senate OKs transportation bill

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

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Truck parking issues

Truck parking is always an issue and more so with our present carrier that prohibits truck parking on the street.

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Parking Solutions

Governmental efforts to expand truck parking continue in many states. The next step — providing real-time space availability information — is just around the corner in select areas.

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Maryland offers truck parking during snowstorms

Pilot program provides truck parking in select park and ride lots during snowstorms of six inches or more.

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