Press Releases

The NATSO Foundation Awards $25,000 in Scholarships; 2017 Application Process Open

The legacy of the Bill Moon Scholarship continued in 2016 when The NATSO Foundation presented five students with ties to the truckstop and travel plaza industry $5,000 each to put toward their studies. The Bill Moon Scholarship Program has been changing l More

NATSO Congratulates U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Elaine Chao as the 18th U.S. Secretary of Transportation. More

Tom Heinz, Co-Founder of Coffee Cup Fuel Stops, Receives NATSO Hall of Fame

The NATSO Foundation presented Tom Heinz, co-founder and president of Coffee Cup Fuel Stops, the Hall of Fame award at The NATSO Show 2017 in Savannah, Ga. NATSO President and Chief Executive Officer Lisa Mullings presented the award to Heinz during the k More

Statement on Senators' Meeting with EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt

NATSO, SIGMA and NACS issued the following statement on Jan. 5 following a meeting by a number of Republican Senators from states that produce renewable fuels with President-Elect Donald Trump's pick to head EPA Scott Pruitt. During the meeting, the Senat More

NATSO Tells Department of Transportation Expanding Commercial Services at Rest Areas Hurts Business

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, the national association r More

NATSO CEO Appointed to Trucking Industry Research Committee

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, is pleased to announce that NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings has been appointed to serve on the 2017-2018 Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of the American Transportation Rese More

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Training Course Focused on Helping Drivers in Distress

The NATSO Foundation today launched a new online course in the "How Truckstops Help People" educational series. Titled "How Truckstops Help Drivers in Distress," the 30-minute course is designed to promote highway safety by teaching truckstop owners, oper More

Over 85 Percent of U.S. Voters Agree: Shifting Renewable Fuel Compliance Would Harm Consumers

A majority of American voters believe that shifting the point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) from refiners to wholesalers and fuel retailers would harm the economy and hard-working Americans, according to a survey released today by More

NATSO Education, Programs Help Operators Attract Travel Plaza Talent

Understanding what today's job seekers look for in a career and work culture and developing new recruitment and retention strategies is vital to operators' future success. During The NATSO Show 2017, Jan. 21-24, Maryellen Adams, director of association pa More

Learn How to Capitalize on Coffee at The NATSO Show 2017

Americans love coffee, and truckstops and travel plazas must offer a quality Cup of Joe to attract drivers. Coffee sales are a top profit generator for successful travel plazas and truckstops, and locations that offer a superior taste and seamless operati More