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What truck stop services would you like to see?

AMOS RICHARDSON
Cleveland, Miss.
Quality Steel

“Some of them need more parking. There are just so many trucks out there now.”


JOHN MOLNAR
Brampton, Ontario
BLM

“More laundry service. The Giant truck stop (New Mexico) is the only one I know of where you can drop it off, have a shower and pick it up for a nominal fee. And they’ll iron a shirt. I’d also like to see the old shoe shine come back.”


GARY CROSBY
Gore, Okla.
Prime

“More barber shops and beauty shops for ladies. There’s only one that I know of.”


FRANK GRUVER
Tamaqua, Pa.
Bell Transportation

“I’d like to see more barbershops and more showers. Most service bays are lacking, too, and most of them need more parking. You go in there and pay $200 to $300 for gas and then don’t have a place to park.”


MAURICE LINHARES
South Yarmouth, Mass.
U.E.S. Transport

“Bigger showers and more showers.”


FLOYD POOLE
Corrigan, Texas
Eastern Express

“I’d like to see a variety of menus. I’d like to see them have that region’s specialty in different areas, maybe like the East Coast have seafood and Texas have Tex-Mex.”


LES & ANGIE BRAZZELL
Jacksonville, Fla.
United Van Lines

Angie: “It would be nice to have a weight room. Also, more truck stops should offer

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