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Get to Know Female Leaders in the Truckstop Industry

The truckstop and travel plaza industry is full of outstanding operators who continually make life easier for their customers. Throughout 2018, Stop Watch would like to highlight a handful of the women who make the industry great. More

Because the Campaign Never Stops: Two Years Ain’t What It Used To Be Members Only Join or Login

These days it seems like federal lawmakers are always campaigning. The U.S. Constitution calls for members of the House of Representatives to run for re-election every two years. These rules were established in 1789 and have not been changed in the subsequent 225 years. The world in which lawmakers operate, however, has changed dramatically. More

2017 Year In Review

JANUARY The NATSO Show Travel plaza and truckstop operators and industry vendors meet in Savannah, Georgia, Jan. 21–24 for The NATSO Show 2017. More

NATSO, Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Mourn the Loss of Carolyn Moon, an Industry Icon

The truckstop industry mourned the loss and re­membered the significant contribu­tions Carolyn Moon made to the industry, including serving as a co-founder of NATSO and supporting the NAT­SO Foundation. More

NATSO Kicks Off Day on the Hill 2017

The truckstop and travel plaza industry kicked off its annual Day on Capitol Hill event May 15 to push for sustainable highway funding as well as to voice concerns for efforts to repeal debit swipe fee reform. More

Ahead-of-the-Curve Experts Address The NATSO Show

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President Donald Trump Intends to Push a $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan. What Could it Mean for Truckstops?

On May 15–17, NATSO members will travel from across the United States to Washington, D.C., to educate their elected officials about the critical role the truckstop industry plays in the U.S. economy as well as to discuss key industry challenges. Especially with this massive infrastructure package coming, we need truckstop's and travel's help to ensure our industry's collective voice is heard in the halls of Congress. More

NATSO Board Approves Policy Priorities

The NATSO Board of Directors approved its Priority Legislative and Regulatory Issues for 2017-2018 at its January Board Meeting held during the NATSO Show 2017. NATSO’s core legislative priorities continue to focus on the industry’s long-standing efforts to oppose commercial rest areas and tolling on existing interstates as well as the need to increase revenues into the Highway Trust Fund to ensure certainty for the nation’s future transportation needs. More

The Willkomm Companies Raise More Than $18,000 for Homeless Shelters

Employees and customers at The Willkomm Companies’ five locations have joined together to raise more than $18,000 to support two local homeless shelters—HALO of Racine and Shalom Center of Kenosha. This is the seventh year Willkomm’s employees and customers have raised money to support the charities. More

How Truckstops Can Help the Homeless

As businesses that cater to the traveling public and support local communities, truckstops and travel plazas are in a unique position to help those who may be experiencing homelessness. More

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