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Truck Driver Sleeping Rules

As the commercial backbone of our fine nation, truck drivers play a huge role in keeping the economy moving by transporting goods from state to state. Without our beloved highway warriors behind the wheel, the country would simply grind to a halt.  Truck drivers are an incredibly tough breed who work long, pressured hours, spending …

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The Future of Truck Parking Business: Exploring the Impact of Self-Driving Trucks

It’s no secret that the trucking industry is on the brink of a huge transformation with the imminent introduction of self-driving trucks. For the last decade or two, many have viewed autonomous trucks as a probable future invention that would launch at some point, but probably not in our lifetimes.  However, it does seem as …

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Connecticut Turns to Technology to Address Truck Parking

In stark contrast to several states that seem to lack urgency regarding the issue, Connecticut is beginning to make strides with innovative technology to address truck parking challenges that drivers face throughout the state and potentially beyond its borders.  The state’s initiative reflects a gradually increasing trend of using tech solutions to improve transportation infrastructure …

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Truck Parking is the Focus of New Laws in Multiple States

Across the United States, truck parking has been declared a priority for legislative action as many states acknowledge the growing need for safe and adequate parking facilities for truck drivers. This development follows the increasing concerns about truck parking shortages highlighted in national surveys and reports. Recently, the subject has been afforded greater attention in …

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Advocating for Better Parking and Facilities for Women in Trucking

For many women truck drivers, the road to equality in the trucking industry involves more than just equal pay and opportunities; it also encompasses the availability of safe parking and accessible restroom facilities. As the industry sees an increasing number of female truck drivers, the demand for improvements in these areas is becoming more vocal. …

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Georgia Explores Trucking Infrastructure with Freight Plan

Georgia has introduced a comprehensive freight and logistics implementation plan in a strategic move to improve transportation infrastructure, encourage road safety, and address supply chain issues related to the current truck parking crisis. On May 6, 2024, Governor Brian Kemp signed a pivotal bill that outlines a 20-year initiative designed to upgrade critical transport facilities, …

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Charlotte Battles With Truck Parking Issues as Residents Voice Concerns

In Charlotte, North Carolina, the chronic shortage of truck parking has escalated tensions between truck drivers seeking rest and local residents dismayed by the large vehicles crowding their streets. This ongoing nationwide problem has triggered repeated calls for action, showing a growing struggle over urban space juxtaposing the truck parking crisis engulfing the trucking industry. …

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