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Attention Shippers & Receivers-TIRED TRUCKERS NEED YOUR HELP

Dec
27,
2016
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Attention Shippers & Receivers -TIRED TRUCKERS NEED YOUR HELP! It’s the end of a 12 to 14 hr day. A day of traffic congestion, tight delivery/pickup schedules, pickup and delivery delays, weather, and when all the time on the job … Continue reading

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Driver comments needed NOW to improve Rest Area Parking

Dec
19,
2016
2

On December 12th 2016 was the final meeting for the National Truck Parking Coalition held at the United States Department of Transportation in Washington D.C. These meetings began November 2015 and followed with 5 more during the year. The National … Continue reading

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I-95 Corridor Coalition to advise OTR CMV drivers about available truck parking

Nov
2,
2015
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The Truck ‘N Park Demonstration System Goes Live on November 20, 2015. ATTENTION TRUCKERS!  Real-Time Truck Parking Space Availability Information At Rest Areas WHAT:           The I-95 Corridor Coalition, an alliance of transportation agencies along the Eastern Seaboard, is testing an … Continue reading

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Rest Area Commercialization – Fighting the Myth

Apr
5,
2011
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by Andy Warcaba A famous old time song begins with “it’s still the same old story…”  Each time rest area commercialization is brought up, the off-road advocacy groups site the results of a study prepared by a group out of … Continue reading

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Commercializing Rest Areas for Safer Truck Parking

Jan
27,
2011
2

By Andy Warcaba Safety, Comfort and Convenience – Future of Interstate Rest Areas There is a national funding crisis in our Nation that is making it extremely difficult for state transportation professionals to meet the maintenance and safety needs of … Continue reading

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Closed Rest Areas to Reopen in Virginia

Jan
21,
2010
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – As reported by WUSA9.com The Commonwealth Transportation Board has voted to reopen 19 closed Interstate rest stops in Virginia. The board’s unanimous approval Wednesday followed a short appeal by (Republican) Gov. Bob McDonnell, who made good … Continue reading

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Virginia Rest Area Closings – More to the Story?

Apr
26,
2009
3

It has come to my attention that a driving force behind Virginia’s goal to close the rest areas could actually have something to do with the plans of building a railroad transportation yard on U.S. Route 11 in Elliston, VA.  … Continue reading

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Truck Parking Space Shortage:The Truth behind the Controversy

Mar
23,
2009
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Most professional truck drivers contend that in many areas, finding a safe and secure place to park the big rig is a big problem.  The general motorist population can see it too, by the dozens of trucks parked along the … Continue reading

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