With 313,000 truck parking spaces existing nationwide, according to a recent survey conducted by the Federal Highway Administration, American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association estimate there is one parking spot for every 11 drivers.
To address a shortage of spaces, Ohio is converting more than a dozen weigh stations into truck parking lots and modernizing rest areas.November 8, 2022
Aware of the needs of thousands of commercial drivers daily moving freight on Nevada roadways, state transportation officials unveiled a revamped 511 state travel information system featuring a special “Trucker Mode.”November 1, 2022
Arizona transportation officials have identified needs for more truck parking spaces and passing/climbing lanes on key roadways as shipments grow.October 19, 2022
Describing efforts to battle the truck parking shortage, top federal transportation and maritime leaders unveiled a guide to help states and described available grants.October 3, 2022
The Trucking Association of New York and state leaders are looking to address a shortage of truck parking in the New York City area that has led to trucks being towed and booted.September 1, 2022
A bill to force truckers to stay away from Delaware residential parking or pay skyrocketing fines up to $2,000 awaits action by Gov. John Carney after it sailed through state General Assembly largely unopposed.August 15, 2022
Researchers from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), the University of Wisconsin-Madison and ParkUnload are conducting a truck parking pilot study to better understand how truck drivers use existing parking spaces and to test the benefits of using a mobile parking app.July 26, 2022