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Truckers delivering essential goods struggle to find bathrooms and rest stops

Truckers delivering essential goods struggle to find bathrooms and rest stops

The coronavirus is adding stress to truckers delivering essential goods throughout the U.S. as they struggle to find bathrooms and rest stops to grab a bite to eat and take a nap. Many truck stops are closed to anything except filling up for fuel, and signs hanging from locked doors say that ’no coffee or water’ or ’no bathrooms’ are available.

Doug 7 months

Some states making weigh stations available for rest stops, weight limits and hours somewhat relaxed, temporary waiver allows food trucks at rest areas (with permit), some places offering free coffee for truckers, some reports of volunteers offering free meals. Alas, scoundrels stealing TP from restrooms.

Mr. Doc
Mr. Doc 7 months

I thought that's what 32oz Slurpee cups were for?

Fin 7 months

Hate to say it but portable camp toilets.. Tell me where u are n I will clean the bathroom for u.. That's how grateful I am for your crucial roll in this... Carry that entrench ING tool n dig a cathole in worst case scenario.. I am sorry truckers it does sux

Doug 7 months

I took the time and effort to submit various other quality links about trucker challenges - none of which appear the next afternoon. Waste of my time, frustrated with Newsvoice moderation/filtering, less inclined to contribute. (:-(

Gary 7 months

It is the same here in the UK - several of my friends are driving trucks and are having great difficulty finding a bathroom, food, coffee

Dust Phoxner
Dust Phoxner 7 months

The World is your litter box

OmegaDMM 7 months

Wow, I salute our truckers!

Spontaneous Order
Spontaneous Order 7 months

Some company like Coleman should step up and give truckers portable toilets or sell them at cost.

Joyce 7 months

These people are hero’s.

John W
John W 7 months

The government should step in and provide some type of safe toilets and food. Maybe National guard. It's obvious we need supply, During crisis. It's not a game we need to be organized and practical. The companies Playing the toilet game are just dumb. I guess we need them for gas, but they should be publicly named, get some fines or something.

Joseph Cribari
Joseph Cribari 7 months

Go out to the woods and poop behind a tree?

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