No place to park

No place to park

Despite over 300,000 available spaces, drivers are left stranded too often

It’s just before dawn at a former truck inspection area on I-40 a few miles west of Little Rock, AR. A thin layer of ice floats atop the water in the pavement’s potholes, visible as the sky lightens behind the still-bare trees across the highway. Trucks are lined up from ramp-to-ramp along the two narrow concrete ribbons. Two or three additional rows of trucks are parked in a less orderly fashion on the gravel that stretches to the trash-strewn ditch at the back of the lot.

Register to view the full article

Register on Fleet Owner and gain access to premium content including article commenting, emailing and printing.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.