Trucker Path, an app creator for the trucking industry, recently announced its list of the Top 100 truck stops in America for 2017.
“These truck stops have excelled in providing great services and a wonderful experience to visiting truck drivers and we are happy to recognize them for their achievement,” said Ivan Tsybaev, Trucker Path chief executive officer.
Truck stops on this list are awarded for their exemplary customer service and features such as available truck parking, quality of food options, cleanliness, diesel prices as well as amenities including showers, laundry, repair services, ATMs, WiFi, and more. Trucker Path’s network of over 500,000 actively using truck drivers provide reviews and ratings for over 6,000 truck stop and travel center locations nationwide. These ratings and reviews were factored into the overall score.
Truck stops were ranked on a 0 - 5.0 score with the Chevron in New Fairview TX receiving the highest rank at 4.86 overall.
Top 10 truck stops overall:
1. Chevron--New Fairview TX
2. Creek Travel Plaza--Atmore AL
3. Karde’s 151--Monticello IA
4. Gore’s Travel Plaza Roady’s--Seiling OK
5. Association of Christian Truckers--Brownstown IL
6. BJs Travel Center--New Madrid MO
7. Love’s Ozark #566--Ozark AL
8. Hixton Travel Plaza--Hixton WI
9. Love’s Bevier #621--Bevier MO
10. Kwik Trip Travel Center--Austin MN
Top 10 major chain truck stops
1. Chevron--New Fairview TX
2. Love’s Ozark #566--Ozark AL
3. Love’s Bevier #621--Bevier MO
4. Pilot Travel Center #457--Beaver Dam OH
5. Center Point Travel Plaza--Center Point IA
6. Pilot Travel Center #2--Austinburg OH
7. Love’s Guthrie #604--Guthrie OK
8. Pilot Travel Center #233--Oakland OR
9. I-40 Travel Center--Ozark AR
10. Ayerco #44 Rocket Plaza--Hannibal MO
Top 10 independent truck stops:
1. Creek Travel Plaza--Atmore, AL
2. Karde’s 151--Monticello IA
3. Gore’s Travel Plaza--Seiling OK
4. Association of Christian Truckers--Brownstown IL
5. BJs Travel Center--New Madrid MO
6. Hixton Travel Plaza--Hixton WI
7. Kwik Trip Travel Center--Austin MN
8. Kwik Trip #202--Plover WI
9. Refugio Travel Center--Refugio TX
10. Texas 87/Tiger Truck Stop--Esperanza TX
For the second year in a row, Texas led all states with the most truck stops in the top 100. Texas had nine finish in the 100 and three in the top 15.
Ranking number four on the list, the historic Gore’s Travel Plaza began in 1939 when Floyd Gore decided to open a service station next to his home in Seiling OK. Currently, third-generation brothers Tony, Gary, and Marty along with fourth-generation son and nephew Derrick continue the family business of serving the trucking community for the past 78 years.
"The best part of serving the truck driving community is finding new ways to make their days on the road a little easier. We are here to serve them and our goal is to always be above their expectations," said General Manager Derrick Gore. "Our staff knows that customers come first, before anything else. We want people to leave our facility feeling appreciated and respected. Serving the needs of our customers and going above and beyond their expectations is something that we are proud of and hope they recognize during their visit."