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Essential Truckstop Employees Keep Drivers on the Road

Truckstops remain open for business and were included in the Department of Homeland Security's list of essential businesses. But some local jurisdictions are imposing restrictions on travel centers that impede their ability to support the nation’s truck drivers as they deliver emergency supplies. In an interview with the Denver Post, NATSO called attention to the need for local enforcement officials to enforce CDC social distancing guidelines without unnecessarily disrupting the efficient movement of essential supplies throughout the country. More

Senates Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Package

The Senate approved 96-0 the approximately $2 trillion "Phase III" stimulus bill known as the CARES Act. The House is expected to pass the bill by the end of the week after which the President is expected to sign the measure. More

ATA Economic Analyst Alan Karickhoff Discusses How Coronavirus is Affecting the Trucking Industry

ATA Economic Analyst Alan Karickhoff Discusses How Coronavirus is Affecting the Trucking Industry

The coronavirus pandemic has changed day-to-day activities nationwide, causing a surge in consumer buying and highlighting the importance of the supply chain. NATSO invited American Trucking Associations' Economic Analyst Alan Karickhoff to discuss how the coronavirus is affecting the trucking industry and the significant role it plays in delivering food and medical supplies. During a recent NATSO member webinar, Karickhoff also shared his insights into the overall economy and what to expect. More

Need a New Equipment & Supplies Vendor for Your Truckstop or Travel Center?

Here is a list of Equipment & Supplies vendors that have shown their commitment to the Truckstop and Travel Center industry by partnering with NATSO as allied members. Support allied partners that support you. More

FDA Releases T-21 Website

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a website to help retailers comply with the new federal minimum age to purchase tobacco products. Tobacco retailers should use this website as a resource for compliance materials as they are made available. More

FDA Issues Final Rule on Health Warnings for Cigarette Packages

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President Signs Phase II Coronavirus Relief Package; Senate to Release Phase III Today

President Trump signed into law the "Phase II" coronavirus relief package (HR 6201) on March 18 that includes provisions for paid emergency leave. Among its many provisions, Phase II of HR 6201 requires employers with fewer than 500 workers to provide corona-affected individuals with paid sick and family leave, and creates tax credits for such employers to partially offset the new benefit obligations. More

Trucking, Truckstops Keep Supply Chain Moving

Truck drivers delivering emergency relief amid the coronavirus pandemic face many challenges. But NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that travel plazas and truckstops remain open and continue to provide food.  More

U.S. DOT Expands HOS Waiver for Transportation of Fuel

U.S. DOT Expands HOS Waiver for Transportation of Fuel

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced today that it is expanding its national Declaration of Emergency to provide Hours-of-Service regulatory relief for commercial drivers to include the transportation of fuel. More

Count the Ways NATSO Membership Advances Your Business, Reduces Your Costs And Improves Your Bottom Line

Count the Ways NATSO Membership Advances Your Business, Reduces Your Costs And Improves Your Bottom Line

For more than 50 years, NATSO has focused on one thing: advancing the success of truckstop and travel center operators just like you. Count the many ways NATSO grows your business. More

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