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The Fullest Hour Of The Day For Truck Parking By Region

| September 24, 2021

Chain truck stops tend to be favored and filled up earlier and more often than independent truck stops, rest areas and other truck-friendly parking areas across the country

Industry stats provided by the Trucker Path app. In use by over 1 million drivers the platform provides real-time parking availability, access to information and reviews on truck stops, fuel prices, weigh station status and more.

In the Midwest region, most truck stop parking can be fully filled as early as 8pm, and chain truck stops tend to fill up earlier than independent truck stops and rest areas.

In the Northeast region, most truck stop parking can be fully filled as early as 7pm, independent truck stops are usually filled up later than chain truck stops and rest area at 8pm

In the Southeast region, chain truck stops get filled up the earliest by 7pm, rest areas get filled up the second earliest by 8pm, and independent truck stops get filled up the latest by around 9pm

In the Southwest region, chain truck stops get filled up the earliest by 8pm, independent truck stops get filled up the second earliest by 10pm, and rest areas get filled up the latest by 11pm

In the West region, chain truck stops get filled up the earliest by 10pm, and independent truck stops and rest areas both tend to get filled up around midnight.

In conclusion, chain truck stops tend to be favored and filled up earlier and more often than independent truck stops, rest areas and other truck-friendly parking areas across the country. Also, truck stops on the east coast usually get filled up earlier than those located on the west coast at night.

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