NATSO Submits Comments to Department of Transportation; Details Negative Impact of Commercial Rest Areas on Businesses, Communities

Expanding commercial services at rest areas, including vending, threatens consumers, small business and localities by undercutting the highway-based businesses that currently operate near the interstate exit interchanges, NATSO said in comments filed with the Department of Transportation July 24. The comments were filed in response to the Transportation Infrastructure: Notice of Review of Policy, Guidance, and Regulation/Request for Input.

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