Truck Stop Parking?

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Drivers, I been told some or maybe all charge you a nightly fee to park your rig at truck stops, what's the fee cost? Any reliable source will be appreciated! Thank you very much

Chris M's Comment
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The only truck stops I've been to that charge are the TA and Petro in Ontario, CA and the Petro in West Memphis, AR. They are free up to 2 hours then $20 for up to 24 hours. If you fuel more than 50 gallons or make a $20 or greater purchase in the store then your parking charge is covered.

Most places don't charge to park.

Stevo Reno's Comment
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Not at all surprised for Ontario Calif. Worked in that area on forklifts. Busy busy trucking zone all in and around there.

Attila's Comment
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I have ran into a couple, Baltimore and Ontario comes to mind. I have been trip planning lately to park outside the cites then get my load in early. This won't always work out though :-(

Scott O.'s Comment
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Almost all big city truck stops charge like NYC LA Seattle altanta ... You can buy a truck stop book at most truck stops and it tells you which ones charge

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Good evening drivers thank you to you all for your quick responses so good to know this I'm going to have to know which ones charge I will not pay for anything like that, I kind of feel the company should pay for that since the company owns the trucks. These places are sound greedy!

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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I don't mind paying for parking. Most times everyone tries to avoid it but more times than not there is parking there even late at night.

If I don't feel like parking way in the back for whatever reason I will reserve a parking place. $12-$14 for a guaranteed parking place is a good price. But only do that when I do restarts which is rare.

Scott O.'s Comment
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But only do that when I do restarts which is rare.

I thought that the pay parking is for 24 hours or does that price cover your stay

Chris L.'s Comment
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I rarely pay to park, it's happened though. I'm in Atlanta Georgia Petro and have to spend $20 in the store or pay for parking. I didn't realize when I planned to stop here but didn't want to leave with my clock almost out. But I'm ok with it I'll just eat in the restaurant.

There's also a truckstop near Miami Fl (595 truckstop) had to pay there once, last time I went to Miami I slept at the receiver to avoid that charge.

Get a truckstop guide and make notes when you stay at a truck stop, look around and make a note at what time it fills up and I will put a note if it's real tight parking. That way next time you in the area you don't have to rely on your memory.

guyjax(Guy Hodges)'s Comment
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But only do that when I do restarts which is rare.

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I thought that the pay parking is for 24 hours or does that price cover your stay

The cost of the parking can be included in the $20 needed for the 24 hour period.

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