Why are we letting them charge us to park

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  1. JonJon78

    JonJon78 Road Train Member

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    Not yet.
     
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  3. Lumper Humper

    Lumper Humper Road Train Member

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    If you say so
     
  4. D.Tibbitt

    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    The parking is 25 in ontario sir. Atleast the petro is.
     
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    D.Tibbitt Road Train Member

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    At 25 dollars a head they can fit a couple hundred trucks in the lot. They have to be making a killing just on parking
     
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  6. Dockbumper

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    Yes. They recently raised it to a $25.00 purchase. Two packs of smokes, Taco Bell and a cup of coffee covered my parking.
     
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  7. Bigtruckdrivah

    Bigtruckdrivah Light Load Member

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    Only think about paying for a spot if I’m staying in a area that has tiny ### truck stops. I try her to avoid stopping in these places
     
  8. Lyle H

    Lyle H Heavy Load Member

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    Usually the same people that complain about pay to park are the same ones complaining about how much brokers make.
    Here’s my suggestion to those people..... buy a truck stop and open a brokers office inside it.
    You will be a zillionaire in no time.
     
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  9. nredfor88

    nredfor88 Heavy Load Member

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    Pilot in Sacramento has a ticket in system. One hundred percent paid parking, with first 4 hours free. Or buy stuff and you get out without paying.

    There are always a few spaces, and that place has saved my bacon twice. Both times coming in with no time to park elsewhere. Love that place for the available parking.
     
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  10. kemosabi49

    kemosabi49 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    The 2 Ta/Petro stops in Ontario hold over 500 trucks each. If maybe 1/3 buy fuel or shop work that covers the $25 parking, the other 2/3 will generate a lot of $$$
     
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  11. nredfor88

    nredfor88 Heavy Load Member

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    But there is a reason. Maximizing profit. That's the purpose of business.
     
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