A trucker’s life can be exhilarating, with the lure of the open road, changing scenery and freedoms unavailable to most working people. It can also be stressful, sometimes dangerous, and always exhausting. For truckers, the truck stop is much more than good food and a place to re-fuel the truck. The truck stop is the driver’s oasis for sustenance, rest, relaxation, and renewal.

Finding a good truck stop, or service plaza, may be a convenience (and sometimes quite an adventure) for travelers, but it is an important choice for professional truck drivers. In addition to finding good food, reasonably priced fuel, and an interesting shop to browse through, choosing a truck stop includes many other considerations:

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