Press Releases

NATSO Welcomes EcoEngineers as its Newest Chairman’s Circle Member

NATSO Welcomes EcoEngineers as its Newest Chairman’s Circle Member

EcoEngineers, a renewable energy consulting firm specializing in renewable energy regulations and services, has joined NATSO as a Chairman’s Circle member. More

Travel Plazas Step Up to Serve Summer Travelers

Travel Plazas Step Up to Serve Summer Travelers

With Americans projected to take 700 million trips this summer, 97 percent by car, America’s truckstops and travel plazas are stepping up to serve passenger vehicles and RVers seeking a safe Summer vacation. More

Fuel Retailers, Travel Plazas and Truckstops Oppose Moving Forward Act Ahead of House Vote

NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA) urged Members of Congress to oppose the Moving Forward Act, a $1.5 trillion infrastructure bill, ahead of today’s House vote. The legislation includes a focus on climate change policies but includes provisions that will discourage private businesses from investing in electric vehicle charging infrastructure and stifle the market’s transition to electric vehicles. More

Fuel Retailers, Truckstops and Travel Plazas Oppose House Committee Surface Transportation Bill, 'INVEST In America Act'

Fuel Retailers, Truckstops and Travel Plazas Oppose House Committee Surface Transportation Bill, 'INVEST In America Act'

NATSO, representing the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, the National Association of Convenience Stores and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America, today encouraged members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to oppose the INVEST in America Act. More

Amendment to House Highway Reauthorization Legislation Threatens Businesses, Discourages Private Sector Investment in EV Charging

A broad coalition of industry and government organizations today urged Members of Congress to oppose an amendment to the highway reauthorization bill that the House Transportation Committee is considering on June 17. The amendment would allow electric vehicle charging stations at interstate rest areas, undermining the current prohibition on the sale of goods and services to motorists at rest areas and hurting existing businesses and local governments. More

Community and Business Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Support Private Investment in Electric Vehicle Charging

The best way to increase proliferation of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure throughout the United States is through private sector investment by businesses that currently serve the motoring public, a coalition representing cities and communities across America and tens of thousands of off-highway businesses, including truck stops and travel centers, convenience stores, restaurants, hotels and blind entrepreneurs, said today. The groups specifically noted that permitting EV charging stations at Interstate rest areas would discourage such investment and thus be counterproductive. More

NATSO Partners With International Franchise Association to Help Feed Drivers

NATSO Partners With International Franchise Association to Help Feed Drivers

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today announced that it has partnered with the International Franchise Association (IFA) to share information with truck drivers about available food options at truckstops and travel plazas nationwide. More

NATSO Names 2020-2021 Chairman of the Board

NATSO Names 2020-2021 Chairman of the Board

NATSO, the national association representing the nation’s travel plazas and truckstops, announced that it has named Delia Moon Meier, owner and senior vice president of Iowa 80 Group and CAT Scale Co., its 2020-2021 Chairman of the Board. Iowa 80 Group, based in Walcott, Iowa, owns and operates four large truckstops — Iowa 80, Joplin 44 Petro, the Oak Grove 70 Petro and the Kenly 95 Petro. CAT Scale Co. operates a nationwide network of more than 1,600 certified truck scales. More

Business and Community Leaders Urge FHWA to Keep Off-Highway Food Open for Truck Drivers

A coalition of groups representing cities and communities across America, tens of thousands of off-highway foodservice businesses including truck stops and travel centers, and blind merchants that manage vending machines at Interstate rest areas, urged the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help keep off-highway food establishments open for truck drivers. More

NATSO, ATA Urge Local Governments to Ensure Commercial Drivers, Emergency Relief Supplies Aren't Delayed

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