Wal Mart Parking

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Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Nothing worse than getting out of your truck and you're hit with the smell of urine.

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Like at most truck stops?

Yeah, ridiculous isn't it? Lazy *******s

Navypoppop's Comment
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Tyler B, You have got to be kidding! If you think that this is alright then you are part of the problem. It is bad enough that the general public perceives us in a less than a shining light but you contribute to a non-exceptable habit even to your fellow drivers. We all have been "hit" with a emergency situation but carry some items for these times like a 5 gallon bucket, plastic bags, toilet paper and even air spray and then dispose of it properly. Your Mama can not be very proud of you and professional drivers sure aren't.

NeeklODN's Comment
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Speaking of all this, I'm turned down for parking at at least 50 percent of the locations I call. Possibly even more but I haven't kept track. I keep seeing everyone say that most of them allow it but not in my experience. Should I just park behind them??

Jamie's Comment
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Speaking of all this, I'm turned down for parking at at least 50 percent of the locations I call. Possibly even more but I haven't kept track. I keep seeing everyone say that most of them allow it but not in my experience. Should I just park behind them??

I know that feeling, I rarely find a company to let me park for my break there. The few times I do, I usually don't need it then.

NeeklODN's Comment
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Speaking of all this, I'm turned down for parking at at least 50 percent of the locations I call. Possibly even more but I haven't kept track. I keep seeing everyone say that most of them allow it but not in my experience. Should I just park behind them??

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I know that feeling, I rarely find a company to let me park for my break there. The few times I do, I usually don't need it then.

I'm talking about Walmart specifically BTW Any input from Gtown maybe???

Jamie's Comment
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Speaking of all this, I'm turned down for parking at at least 50 percent of the locations I call. Possibly even more but I haven't kept track. I keep seeing everyone say that most of them allow it but not in my experience. Should I just park behind them??

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I know that feeling, I rarely find a company to let me park for my break there. The few times I do, I usually don't need it then.

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I'm talking about Walmart specifically BTW Any input from Gtown maybe???

Oh I have never been to a Walmart DC that allowed me to park there unless my company ran the dedicated account out of there. I've been to one or two where you can park on a side street but that's about it. I'm sure it's for insurance reasons. Gtown knows best, looking forward to his reply.

Jamie's Comment
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Speaking of all this, I'm turned down for parking at at least 50 percent of the locations I call. Possibly even more but I haven't kept track. I keep seeing everyone say that most of them allow it but not in my experience. Should I just park behind them??

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I know that feeling, I rarely find a company to let me park for my break there. The few times I do, I usually don't need it then.

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I'm talking about Walmart specifically BTW Any input from Gtown maybe???

I'm an idiot, you're talking about stores. I've seen it more commonly in Wisconsin, I parked at two there a few months back. But I've seen trucks parked at Walmarts when I went to shop when it said no over night parking. I personally wouldn't take that gamble, unless I'm specifically allowed too.

Tractor Man's Comment
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Speaking of all this, I'm turned down for parking at at least 50 percent of the locations I call. Possibly even more but I haven't kept track. I keep seeing everyone say that most of them allow it but not in my experience. Should I just park behind them??

If you are talking about parking just to do your grocery shopping, pull behind the store and park. Supercenters usually have space for that. Just don't block any other trucks from getting in and out of the docks, obviously. If you are talking about overnight parking, 10 hour break for example, most WM's no longer allow that. Too many Truckers abused that privilege over the years ( trash, urine bottles, etc). As a WM dedicated driver, I am allowed a little more leeway. Our DC in McCarran,NV has a list of our stores that allow overnight parking.

G-Town's Comment
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Jamie wrote:

Oh I have never been to a Walmart DC that allowed me to park there unless my company ran the dedicated account out of there. I've been to one or two where you can park on a side street but that's about it. I'm sure it's for insurance reasons. Gtown knows best, looking forward to his reply.

To the best of my knowledge, this is true. Only the dedicated or WMPF drivers are able to park overnight at the DC.

The stores? Tractor Man said it best. Like him, we have a list of stores that allow overnight parking in the North East region. It’s best to ask for permission regardless.

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