truck parking

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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LogBook

Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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‘Jason’s Law’ part of transportation bill

Expanded truck parking is a component of the Environment and Public Works committee bill passed on to the full Senate.

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Missouri gets $1M to add truck parking

The state will meet with trucking companies to decide where to locate additional truck parking on I-70.

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Electrification of truck stop spaces revives

As fuel prices spiked in 2007-08, a large majority of truckers' anti-idling interest was focused on dedicated auxiliary power units, which market expanded dramatically with a profusion of new manufacturers. This time around, with the economy still somewhat shaky, owner-operator and fleet interest in up-front investment in full-function APU technology may be taking a back seat infrastructure improvements and use of electrified truckstop parking space services when needed. For operators who don't already have APUs, ...

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I-35 truck parking facility to be closed 2 days

The facility on southbound I-35 near Coffey, Mo., at mile marker 81 will be closed two days beginning March 16.

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Jason’s Law support continues to grow

Monday, June 28, was the day supporters of the Jason's Law trucking parking safety and security legislation were calling for a united front from the community of drivers and others in the industry toward its passage; I was on the road most of the day, and I'd be willing to bet others were in similar situations and missed that call. Among those requesting truck drivers to contact their legislators about the issue were Allen and Donna Smith over at http://AsktheTrucker.com, as well as driver ...

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