More big trucks on the road and fewer places to park

The number of big trucks on the road is increasing, but the number of places to park is not.

With commercial truck traffic expected to increase 21% in over the next four years, that means more trucks are going to be competing for space at the local truck stop.

Parking-net.com features a story on the shortage of legal parking spaces for tractor-trailer rigs.

According to the story, some truck stops are full 24 hours a day, leaving some truckers to find alternative parking on the sides of roadways or other parking lots.

Truck drivers need to take mandatory rest breaks. Finding a place to park and sleep is getting tougher.

Have you had a hard time finding a place to park you truck? What is do you think is the solution? Leave a comment below and tell your story.


One thought on “More big trucks on the road and fewer places to park

  1. Simple…..start a website that lists various, obscure, tricky little places to park (particularly in cities)…most truckers have computers and GPS units now.

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