Safe Truck Stops In OKC?

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Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Reading the reviews on trucking path most of the truck stops in OKC sound terrible.... hookers... pimps....stolen fuel...pulled handles. ..

Do u guys know of any decent and safe stops there? I'm a woman... don't like dark places... and would prefer a larger lot for easy parking. Any suggestions? And please do t tell me to stop dreaming lol

Rob S.'s Comment
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Those reviews are always scary. Try reading about a place you know and see how it compares with reality. Stick with a large chain and you'll be fine.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Just keep the doors locked and pull the slack out of the 5th wheel before you set the tractor brake. I've stopped out there before and it's not that terrible, no more than west Memphis or Gary, In. If you need to run inside, stop at the fuel island so you're under the lights for the extra security and if you're worried later while parked, you can always call out on the radio for an escort to the building. I've done it a couple of times just out of respect for a female driver and to make sure she made it safely, most drivers will offer the same courtesy.

murderspolywog's Comment
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We're in okc are you going? I have stayed at the t/a exit 140 on the I40 a few times not bad. Also at five star off the 35/44 interchange was not bad last time I stayed there. I have stayed in far worse places. Lock your door, dont open it for any one ponding on it, keep a key in the ignition, and sleep with a tire thumper. As for your 5th wheel that should be part of your pretrip. As Robert said take the slack out of it.

Bucket's Comment
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West of OkC is a flying j.

Justin N.'s Comment
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This is Oklahoma City USA we are talking about right? Unless you are talking about some middle eastern terrorist country then you got nothing to worry about. Yes it is a big city but I cannot remember a single time ever feeling unsafe at any truckstop there. I stop in okc over night at least a couple times a month.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Hahhah. Y3ah it's USA haha. I usually stay at petro TA or flying j. I always check the app for the number of spaces cause it's easier for me to find parking. I still suck at backing and don't want tight spots or nuts flying and not waiti ng for me cause they need to get the last spot.

The reviews for the petro and flying j made it sound worse than the Bronx lol. There was one review that stated a pimp picks up drivers for not paying the hookers.... and approaches women foe new employees. I'm not dainty. I just never saw such bad reviews on that app b4.

Scott O.'s Comment
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Crst has a terminal right acroos from sonic and next to loves off I 40 ext 140.. Just park there lol its not gated haha

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

Truckin Along With Kearse's Comment
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Crst has a terminal right acroos from sonic and next to loves off I 40 ext 140.. Just park there lol its not gated haha

Hahah.. awesome.. I'll remember that ;)

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

OOS:

When a violation by either a driver or company is confirmed, an out-of-service order removes either the driver or the vehicle from the roadway until the violation is corrected.

J Johns's Comment
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This is Oklahoma City USA we are talking about right? Unless you are talking about some middle eastern terrorist country then you got nothing to worry about. Yes it is a big city but I cannot remember a single time ever feeling unsafe at any truckstop there. I stop in okc over night at least a couple times a month.

Don't worry about it, Rainy. This guy never had a problem, I'm sure it's all in yer pretty little head.

Seriously Justin, the fact that you never had to fear for your safety doesn't mean no one else has, or does. I'm wondering why I have to explain this.

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