truck stop etiquette

Don’t make me write you into my fictional story

"Sometimes, sleeping on the road is hard."

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Slowing down for your fellow driver

A tragic accident at a loading area ended the life of a driver opening his trailer doors last week -- yielding some seeming, but not always so, self-evident wisdom. And: More voices on over-the-road peeves...

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For want of quiet sleep

"I'm not the only weird thing on the road. Keep your tinfoil hats close and beware the aliens in flatbeds."

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Parking: Notes on circling sharks

"At about 2 o'clock every afternoon my husband starts fretting about being able to park for our break, which is usually at least six hours away. If he doesn't say something, I usually do."

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