Overnight Parking At Rest Stops In PA

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Noob_Driver's Comment
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Just pulled into a PA rest area in Plainfield off 76 and didnt see any signs about time limits. Theres a starbucks here so Im gonna risk it. Plus Rainy appears to be 8 miles up the road somewhere so this can be my safe space.rofl-1.gifsorry.gif

PackRat's Comment
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Plus Rainy appears to be 8 miles up the road somewhere so this can be my safe space.rofl-1.gifsorry.gif

Obviously you are really new! There is no safe zone.shocked.png

LDRSHIP's Comment
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Plus Rainy appears to be 8 miles up the road somewhere so this can be my safe space.rofl-1.gifsorry.gif

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Obviously you are really new! There is no safe zone.shocked.png

It is already too late. He is already in the dungeon.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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I obviously missed something here. How does everyone know where people on here are currently? I'm kind of a tech moron and I have seen posts about people knowing where others are at. I was probably at the same truck stop in Laramie where splitter was 2 days ago. I did have a week of home time a while back maybe this is when this happened.

OWI:

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Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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It isn’t about the backing, etc. I prefer rest stops, etc.

Two reasons. It is quieter, and I am losing 5 pounds a week staying away from truck stop food. And saving money. So 3 reasons.

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2 weeks in TNT and I was thinking the same. If Truckers start parking at rest stops instead of truck stops we won't gain that extra pounds. So once I go solo that is what I am going to do.

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Nobody forces us to eat at truck stops. I know it's the "deliver me from temptation syndrome", but if you cross truck stops off your list of places to park at, you may be doing yourself a disservice.

Better plan is to learn how to eat in your truck from food you got elsewhere. Many drivers, including my- self, plan ahead to eat in their trucks. This will not only save you money and time, but will no doubt be healthier. I don't have a frig, microwave or any 110V. Yet I get by with just my Coleman cooler, ice when I need it, and a small 12V cooler. Think of it as a camping adventure without any city comforts available. I never eat at truck stops, but I will use my reward points to get coffee and showers.

I eat in my truck but have no will power. If I can walk a couple hundred feet and get a cheeseburger I will. :)

TNT:

Trainer-N-Trainee

Prime Inc has their own CDL training program and it's divided into two phases - PSD and TNT.

The PSD (Prime Student Driver) phase is where you'll get your permit and then go on the road for 10,000 miles with a trainer. When you come back you'll get your CDL license and enter the TNT phase.

The TNT phase is the second phase of training where you'll go on the road with an experienced driver for 30,000 miles of team driving. You'll receive 14¢ per mile ($700 per week guaranteed) during this phase. Once you're finished with TNT training you will be assigned a truck to run solo.

PackRat's Comment
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I obviously missed something here. How does everyone know where people on here are currently? I'm kind of a tech moron and I have seen posts about people knowing where others are at. I was probably at the same truck stop in Laramie where splitter was 2 days ago. I did have a week of home time a while back maybe this is when this happened.

Top left corner of the main screen. Tap on it and scroll down to GPS Tracker. Click on that and check out the map of NA.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Grumpy Old Man's Comment
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My first 6 days, and I was off Saturday afternoon to Sunday afternoon

64.5 hours 2204 miles

Just imagine if I didn’t have sleep apnea. Lol.

Sleep Apnea:

A physical disorder in which you have pauses in your breathing, or take shallow breaths, during sleep. These pauses can last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes. Normal breathing will usually resume, sometimes with a loud choking sound or snort.

In obstructive sleep apnea, your airways become blocked or collapse during sleep, causing the pauses and shallow breathing.

It is a chronic condition that will require ongoing management. It affects about 18 million people in the U.S.

Noob_Driver's Comment
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I obviously missed something here. How does everyone know where people on here are currently? I'm kind of a tech moron and I have seen posts about people knowing where others are at. I was probably at the same truck stop in Laramie where splitter was 2 days ago. I did have a week of home time a while back maybe this is when this happened.

I use my phone for my web browser so yours may be different. But you click on the three horizontal lines on the top left. Then click GPS tracker.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Wow that is pretty cool. Thanks for helping me out on this guy's. Hope to meet some of you soon.

Splitter's Comment
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Wow that is pretty cool. Thanks for helping me out on this guy's. Hope to meet some of you soon.

I'm actually back in Laramie for the night. Lol. Was gonna run to Cheyenne but the loves & flying J were full, the pilot is never a good choice & the TA was saying few spots left.

I came back to this pilot, got my free shower & its lights out for now.

Be safe everyone. Its always better to be safe than sorry.

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