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Safety Management

NJ needs more 10 hour Truck parking In Reserve

There is a law that truck drivers may not drive more than 14 hours in a 24 hour period, causing a 10 hour parking need. When drivers are tired they may be dangerous drivers, so 10 hour parking is needed for long distance truck drivers. Recent articles lamented the lack of enough 10 hour parking spaces, so truck drivers lose time (sometimes hours) looking for parking and sometimes end up on unsuitable roads while trying... more »

Idea Submitted by Nicole Einthoven

List your Agency /Division / Bureau, County, City Univ. or Other NJ DOT

Idea Champion - Who at NJDOT, NJ Transit or NJ Motor Vehicle? (if known) Stefanie Potapa, NJDOT

Why is this a priority and what are the benefits for the State/County/City?

Safety: by helping truckers find 10 hour parking before they get sleepy.
Economic: It can help the economy because with ample 10 hour parking, the truckers can make progress delivering their goods rather than spend time looking to comply with the 10 hour law.

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