The Ultimate Truck Parking Guide is a book that is regularly updated by the author, LeRoy D Clemmer.
The 9th Edition of The Ultimate Truck Parking Guide includes lists of:
This book was not available when Mike and Vicki Simons were driving long haul or regionally, although we certainly wish it had been!
According to its listing on Amazon.com, with which we have an affiliate relationship, and with some reformatting and emphases added:
The Ultimate Truck Parking Guide was written for over-the-road truck drivers.
The primary purpose of the book is to provide a comprehensive list of tractor-trailer parking locations.
Whether looking to find over night or short-term parking, drivers utilizing this book will quickly realize the benefit of having their own copy.
Additionally, the book is an eating guide, shopping guide, entertainment guide and a money saving guide.
As a parking guide: it includes parking locations such as truck stops, travel plazas, pharmacies, hospitals, rest areas, truck only parking areas, weigh stations, and motels.
As an eating guide: the book includes grocery stores, full service and fast food restaurants such as Golden Corral, Applebees, Cracker Barrel, Starbucks, Buffalo Wild Wings and Longhorn Steakhouse.
As a shopping guide: it includes department stores such as Kmart and Walmart.
As far as the listings on Amazon.com are concerned, the editions available for sale and their publication dates include:
With tractor trailer parking in high demand -- especially in some areas of the country, it is more important than ever that truckers have safe and legal places to park.
Please be aware that even though a location may be listed in the book as a place where truckers may park, owners and managers of certain locations reserve the right to either limit or eliminate truck parking as they see fit.
Among the ways to help make sure that a truck parking area stays open are to:
Please also be aware that some restaurants have lots that are specifically geared for 4-wheeled vehicles, so parking for tractor-trailers may be extremely limited.
Always look for "No Truck Parking" signs.
These are the specific things Mike Simons likes about this book:
Were we still trucking regionally or long-haul, we would certainly buy this book!
As a courtesy, we are also letting you know that the website associated with this book, ParkMyRig.com, lists both Android and iDevice apps for dynamically generated information.
As of the time this is being written, it appears as though these apps may be free, but the author reserves the right to make the apps paid at any time.