Lot Lizard Free Truck Stops?

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by libertythor, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Moosetek13

    Moosetek13 Road Train Member

    Nov 1, 2010
    Burnsville, MN
    I've been out here 2 years, and I've seen 2.

    The pilot in Atlanta, and not very... well, she looked 'overworked' - in many ways.

    The other was outside of Memphis, TN, across the street from the Pilot's.
    She was good looking, and started by asking if she could use my CB to call a friend.
    I said no, and she was on her way.

    I'm 57 years old and I'm still healthy.
    I don't intend to throw that away with a one nighter with a lizard.
  2. tracyq144

    tracyq144 Heavy Load Member

    Feb 15, 2009
    I don't think you are allowed to say "lot lizard" on the intenets!
    Roadway Pilot Thanks this.
  3. chompi

    chompi Road Train Member

    Jun 21, 2008
    Deland, FL
    You aren't going to have a problem with lot lizards, unless you want one. I think in the 16 years of driving I have had one knock at the door and it was in a really bad area and I was parked somewhere I shouldn't have.

    Yes there's crime and crap going on all over the place but that doesn't mean you have to be a part of it. Be smart about things, always pay attention and don't put yourself into bad situations. You will learn the places to avoid, which are few and far between. For the most part, most truck stops are fairly safe and secure. Most of them are usually well lit and have video surveillance. A good number of them also have security roaming the parking lots.

    One important thing to remember that a lot of drivers don' t think of is to always keep your doors locked. Not just when you are parked or sleeping, you want to keep them locked while you are driving too!
  4. Roadway Pilot

    Roadway Pilot Bobtail Member

    Dec 28, 2012
    I just listened to that on vinyl today! What a small world!! :Globe:
  5. aquitaniacharbury

    aquitaniacharbury Bobtail Member

    Jun 7, 2013
    Reno, NV
    I like your common-sense approach. And, typically, being civil tends to have a lot of other advantages too.

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