How to find mom and pop truck stops

Discussion in 'Truck Stops' started by Ridlingdj, Aug 4, 2019.

  1. Ridlingdj

    Ridlingdj Medium Load Member

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    Hey just wondering how people that are always in new areas find the mom and pop truck stops I know where the ones are near me but not when traveling to a new area
     
  2. stayinback

    stayinback Road Train Member

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    Well,get on the radio,most of us will help you find the good spots to eat and relax. What states are you looking to find the mom n pop trucker stops?
     
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  3. Cattleman84

    Cattleman84 Road Train Member

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    This book... You can get it at most any truck stop. I think they have a newer addition than mine out now.


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  4. Ridlingdj

    Ridlingdj Medium Load Member

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    Well pretty soon I will be going through Virginia west Virginia Ohio Indiana Kentucky Tennessee Georgia Alabama Mississippi Louisiana Texas Oklahoma. But I was just thinking in general I dont normally go much out of Florida Georgia and the Carolinas and know where they are
     
  5. SteveScott

    SteveScott Road Train Member

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    Out west all of the Mom and Pops are being bought out by the Indians (as in east Indians). They've been on a buying spree on the west coast for the last couple years. Nothing against them, but I've noticed that the places they take over go down hill pretty quickly as far as quality of service is concerned.
     
  6. Ridlingdj

    Ridlingdj Medium Load Member

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    Man that sucks I prefer them over the big truck stops especially the food there
     
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  7. BlueThunderr

    BlueThunderr Light Load Member

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    try an app called "Find Truck Services"...it shows where truck stops are ...only problem is there is very little info on the app in regards to food...so then I just google search the place then....Also, there is a paper covered book..it's a regular sized 8.5x11...I've only seen it at two truck stops, both TA's, and that book has a ton of info in it..Next time I see one of those I am picking it up...also, they only up date it every few years or so...I think the newest might be 2017 edition
     
  8. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    U can find some hidden gems on trucker path.
     
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