It’s been over 7 years since the focus of Americas truck parking shortage took center stage when New York truck driver Jason Rivenburg was murdered as he parked in an abandoned gas station. His widow, Hope Rivenburg,brought the truck parking crisis to the forefront, lobbying for the bill “Jason’s Law” ,which was eventually included in MAP-21
The National Coalition on Truck Parking was then created by the U.S. DOT's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to address the shortage of truck parking across the nation.
From Jasons Law, to Map 21, to the National Truck Parking Coalition, many drivers are still struggling to find adequate truck parking.
The question is, “ What are the solutions to improve and increase truck parking”
Tonight we have as our special guest Nicole Katsikides, Deputy Director for the Maryland State Highway Administration Office of Planning and Preliminary Engineering. Nicole did much of the analytical work for the Jason’s Law Truck Parking Survey report, which l