Best Advice For Finding Good Truckstops

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Brad K.'s Comment
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Hi Everyone,

New Driver here....Any tips on finding good Truckstops? Just curious how you find stops with good food and parking. Don't want to eat fast food 3x per day!

Thanks

Errol V.'s Comment
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I found the app Trucker Path. If shows most truck stops, and Walmarts, on a map. Has the details - scales, showers, etc. - and read reviews.

Right now I'm stopped at "I-40 Travel Center" in Ozark, AR. I chose this place because reviews said "great food" and "killer BBQ". I've run across many good stops using this app.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
miracleofmagick's Comment
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I like to use my rand McNally gps.I will search points of interest, travel centers and can filter it based on a lot of current criteria. Amount of trucking parking fast food, regular restaurants, showers, laundry, repairs and the like.

Errol V.'s Comment
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I like to use my rand McNally gps.I will search points of interest, travel centers and can filter it based on a lot of current criteria. Amount of trucking parking fast food, regular restaurants, showers, laundry, repairs and the like.

Is "killer BBQ" a filter item?

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Nate_K's Comment
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You will learn the truck stops and plan your stops to hit the ones you like.

I also use trucker path but it does not show all the truck stops. Time on the road will be your best guide.

Tractor Man's Comment
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Nope..............But when referring to draining air tanks, I found out that pet**** is! shocked.png

MindFreak's Comment
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You're in my stomping grounds Errol. I grew up west of Ozark on the Oklahoma side of the line and now I am just outside of Little Rock. Wave if you pass through Conway. Lol

I found the app Trucker Path. If shows most truck stops, and Walmarts, on a map. Has the details - scales, showers, etc. - and read reviews.

Right now I'm stopped at "I-40 Travel Center" in Ozark, AR. I chose this place because reviews said "great food" and "killer BBQ". I've run across many good stops using this app.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Errol V.'s Comment
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You're in my stomping grounds Errol. I grew up west of Ozark on the Oklahoma side of the line and now I am just outside of Little Rock. Wave if you pass through Conway. Lol

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I found the app Trucker Path. If shows most truck stops, and Walmarts, on a map. Has the details - scales, showers, etc. - and read reviews.

Right now I'm stopped at "I-40 Travel Center" in Ozark, AR. I chose this place because reviews said "great food" and "killer BBQ". I've run across many good stops using this app.

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That'll be tomorrow. Booneville in the a.m., then Muskogee for a load to Georgia. Weekend stop in Memphis.

Free guided tour of my truck Monday morning at 4:30am! (That' s for the Swift Academy people.)

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
MindFreak's Comment
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I have family in Muskogee... Been quite a long time since I have been there...passed through headed to Tulsa to catch the turnpike to 35 north into Kansas the last time I was in that area. You will pass my hometown..Muldrow...on I-40 a few minutes after you cross out of Arkansas.

Chris L.'s Comment
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I bought a truck stop guide at Primes company store. I also use truckers path but I would make notes in the book like parking situation at night. Helps if your back in the area couple months later and see notes saying full at 5pm.

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