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New Arizona TA Express travel center offers big perks for truckers

A new TA Express travel center has officially opened in Littlefield, Arizona, providing substantial parking space for truckers.

The details: Launched on January 22, the travel center located off I-15 at 3224 East Rincon Road offers a range of amenities catering to professional drivers.

What to expect: Along with a sprawling lot featuring 210 truck parking spaces, the site includes multiple dining options such as KFC, Del Taco, and Sbarro, nine diesel fueling positions with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), nine showers, a driver's lounge, pet area, and laundry facilities.

The bigger picture: This addition by TravelCenters of America (TA) is part of a larger expansion effort to better serve the trucking community. It follows the recent opening of another TA store off of I-10 at Exit 137 in Phoenix, Arizona.

They said it: "TA remains committed to expanding its network of TA, Petro, and TA Express locations to serve more professional drivers and motorists," the company emphasized.

The commitment to expanding travel center offerings illustrates the recognition of truckers' needs for convenient and accessible facilities during their routes.

Cybersecurity risks in trucking: Experts warn of ELD vulnerabilities

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FMCSA studies detention time's impact on trucker safety and efficiency

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