If you travel a lot through Missouri, Illinois or Iowa, you might want to pay special attention to a list of locations that truck drivers say are too dangerous and you should avoid at all costs.

I found this interesting list on the St. Louis, Missouri sub-Reddit. It's a do not stop list shared by a safety group that works with trucking companies. Pay special attention to the Illinois and Iowa locations that Missouri truckers say you should avoid if at all possible.

Truck do not stop list for USA. Highlighting where trucks and truckers are at risk.
byu/bananabunnythesecond inStLouis

Here are the Google Map Street Views of each Illinois and Iowa place they mentioned.

Flying J in Alorton, Illinois

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Road Ranger in Chicago, Illinois

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Pilot Travel Center in East St. Louis, Illinois

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Loves near Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Pilot Travel Plaza near Council Bluffs, Iowa

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For what it's worth, they mention a Missouri truck stop considered too dangerous for truckers, too.

One personal note. If I were you, I'd never stop ANYWHERE in East St. Louis, Illinois. Last time I traveled through there, I literally saw smoldering buildings along one of the main roads and people were walking by like that was normal (which sadly it often is).

Check out the full Reddit conversation on the St. Louis sub-Reddit for even more truck stops that Missouri drivers say you should avoid whenever you can for your own safety.

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