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Does commercializing rest areas lead to more or less parking spaces?

Feb
21,
2018
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Does commercializing rest area parking lead to more or less parking spaces? When I first saw the NATSO study,(National Association of Truck Stop Owners)  Rest Area Commercialization and Truck Parking Capacity: 2018 Update,  I had to shake my head in … Continue reading

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Safe truck parking, who’s responsibility is it?

Oct
20,
2014
4

by Brian Carlson I am an individual that places people before anything monetary more often than not.Those that know me, or know of me, will tell you that with certainty. However as the problems associated with safe truck parking here … Continue reading

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Rest Area Commercialization – Fighting the Myth

Apr
5,
2011
1

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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FBI Issues Plea to Truckers

Mar
24,
2011
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Truckers Against Trafficking has completed a training video and it is now available on DVD at no charge.  This is a first of its kind DVD ever developed for training purposes on human trafficking which details how truck drivers, trucking … Continue reading

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How to Stay Safe at Truck Stops

Dec
13,
2010
2

By Jim McCormack Driving a truck as a profession can be fraught with peril, and many times it comes in the form of accidents caused by fatigue or poor preparation.  Even the most seasoned of drivers can fall prey to … Continue reading

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Truck Drivers More Aware of Human Trafficking Crisis

Sep
19,
2010
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With the endless work of such organizations as the Chapter 61 Ministries and Truckers Against Trafficking, truck drivers are becoming more aware and alert about the human trafficking crisis in America.  As related in our previous post, One Phone Call … 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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