Overnight Parking At A Walmart :o

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Jamie's Comment
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It's probably more common than it is to me, because the Walmart in my home town hasn't offered overnight parking for awhile.

But I found a Walmart in Wisconsin a few miles from a receiver that allows over night truck parking shocked.png

Turtle's Comment
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The Trucker Path app will tell you where the Walmarts are in any given area. Click on a Walmart and read the reviews. There you will usually get the latest up-to-date info on whether or not they allow parking, as well as tips for the best way to get in or out of the property.

And for the love of trucking, if you park at a WalMart please please please keep it clean. Don't dump your garbage, don't pee in the parking lot, don't leave a cart next to your truck if you shop, return it to the corral. Leave the place cleaner than you found it. It's getting harder and harder to find Walmarts nowadays because of pigs.

Also, go inside and spend some money while you're there. Let the manager know you have to do some shopping, and then ask if you can stay the night. A little $$ and politeness go a long way.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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^^^YES ^^^ Turtle nailed it...I love the Walmarts that allow parking... winter is coming. If you have a way of heating up food... stock some items in case you're stuck on the Road. Walmart has some Chili's many different flavors that are absolutely delicious. You can nuke them right in their container or if you have one of those lunch box heaters they work too.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
G-Town's Comment
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Yes Turtle...spot-on advice.

We are a guest on their property. Be respectful.

Jamie's Comment
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Of course, I never throw stuff on the ground or anything like that. I keep it in my truck until I can find a place to throw it away. Nor would I do anything else you listed. Just the person I am

I did get lucky and found yet another Walmart that allows overnight parking right next to the store I'm delivering too.

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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Yes Turtle...spot-on advice.

We are a guest on their property. Be respectful.

Agreed. Pee bottles and buckets of feces was one reason used to deny a Loves where I lived.

Errol V.'s Comment
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Check Google Satellite View to see if they are any trucks in the Walmart parking lot. That's a heads up to where you can park.

Also if you plan to spend your 10 there, and you have the slightest doubt, ask any management if that will be ok. The easiest management person to find is the front checkout supervisor.

Jamie's Comment
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Check Google Satellite View to see if they are any trucks in the Walmart parking lot. That's a heads up to where you can park.

Also if you plan to spend your 10 there, and you have the slightest doubt, ask any management if that will be ok. The easiest management person to find is the front checkout supervisor.

Yeah, I always call ahead before showing up to ensure they allow over night parking. I would have to show up, low on hours just to find out they won't allow me to park for my 10 hour break. 😂

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Errol V.'s Comment
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I would have to show up, low on hours just to find out they won't allow me to park for my 10 hour break. 😂

Sure, but always have that "Plan B" anyway.

Jamie's Comment
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I meant hate above not have.

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I would have to show up, low on hours just to find out they won't allow me to park for my 10 hour break. 😂

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Sure, but always have that "Plan B" anyway.

Yeah, I normally try to park on the areas that have a decent amount of parking near by, I normally try to park at rest areas if possible as it's quicker to get back on the road.

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