Topics: Trucking

NATSO Foundation and the Tire Industry Association Create a Roadside Safety Showcase at NATSO Connect

NATSO Foundation and the Tire Industry Association Create a Roadside Safety Showcase at NATSO Connect

Safety is a top priority for travel center technicians providing truck repair, whether it is in a shop or on the roadside, and the NATSO Foundation has taken a multi-pronged approach to addressing critical issues involving truck repair providers. As part of its efforts, the foundation transformed its booth at NATSO Connect, March 7-10, into a Roadside Safety Showcase. More

NATSO Commends Lawmakers for Re-Introducing Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act

NATSO Commends Lawmakers for Re-Introducing Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act

The Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act recognizes the important role that travel centers and truckstops play in serving America’s long-haul truck drivers by prioritizing grant applications that demonstrate consultation with private providers of truck parking as well as a demonstrated shortage of commercial vehicle parking. More

Professional Driver Buying Behavior at Travel Centers Toolkit Metrics-at-a-Glance

Professional Driver Buying Behavior at Travel Centers Toolkit Metrics-at-a-Glance

The NATSO Foundation's Professional Driver Buying Behavior at Travel Centers Toolkit covers several critical areas, including fueling payment options and factors influencing drivers’ fueling decisions. See key truckstop and travel plaza metrics-at-a-glance for the toolkit in this new infographic. More

Kodiak To Showcase Autonomous Truck at 2023 NATSO Connect in Dallas

Kodiak To Showcase Autonomous Truck at 2023 NATSO Connect in Dallas

NATSO announced today that Kodiak Robotics, a leading self-driving trucking company, will display an autonomous truck at the 2023 NATSO Connect show in Dallas. The event, which will take place March 7-10, will provide truckstop and travel center executives to see one of Kodiak’s autonomous trucks firsthand while learning about its innovative features.  More

NATSO Foundation Toolkit Digs into Driver & Fleet Purchasing Preferences

NATSO Foundation Toolkit Digs into Driver & Fleet Purchasing Preferences

To help the nation’s truckstop and travel plaza operators better understand fleets, drivers and their needs, NATSO Services and the NATSO Foundation launched a comprehensive survey among company drivers, leased drivers, independent owner/operators and fleet owners/ managers and used the results to create the Professional Driver Buying Behavior at Travel Centers Toolkit. The toolkit covers several critical areas, including fueling payment options and factors influencing drivers’ fueling decisions. More

Information To Keep Roadside Service Technicians Safe From the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Information To Keep Roadside Service Technicians Safe From the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Servicing vehicles on the side of the road is often inevitable, and the safety of roadside service technicians is a top priority for the NATSO Foundation. Jake Elovirta, director of compliance and enforcement programs for the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), joined NATSO's podcast to share strategies that can protect technicians. More

What the Fleet of the Future Could Mean for Truckstops and Travel Centers

What the Fleet of the Future Could Mean for Truckstops and Travel Centers Members Only Join or Login

New technologies, advancements in autonomy and advanced fueling options are bringing change to the trucking industry. Stop Watch, NATSO's magazine, examines what it means for the truckstop and travel center industry. More

Truckstop and Travel Center Takeaways on the ACT Expo 2022 From NATSO  [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center Takeaways on the ACT Expo 2022 From NATSO [Podcast]

NATSO staff attended the ACT Expo 2022 this year to gather intel on emerging alternative fuel trends sure to impact the truckstop and travel center industry. More

U.S. DOT Hosts Truck Parking Coalition Meeting

U.S. DOT Hosts Truck Parking Coalition Meeting

The U.S. Department of Transportation hosted its meeting of the National Coalition on Truck Parking Sept. 30 to share resources for state departments of transportation seeking to expand their truck parking capacity and generate awareness about their ability to use federal infrastructure dollars for truck parking projects. More

President Talks About His Trucking Action Plan at White House Event

President Talks About His Trucking Action Plan at White House Event

NATSO president & CEO Lisa Mullings joined trucking industry executives and professional drivers at the event on the South Lawn of the White House, where three trucks served as a backdrop for Biden, as well as Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and a professional driver who also spoke at the event. More

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