Topics: Lisa Mullings

NATSO CEO Discusses Truck Parking in FHWA Workshop

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings highlighted the private sector’s role in providing the vast majority of truck parking nationwide and urged State Departments of Transportation to work with the private sector to address any truck parking concerns.  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

NATSO CEO Discusses Opposition to Commercializing Rest Areas With Sirius XM

NATSO CEO Discusses Opposition to Commercializing Rest Areas With Sirius XM

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings discussed the travel plaza and truckstop industry’s opposition to commercializing rest areas with Road Dog Trucking radio on Sirius XM Channel 146. Mullings appeared on the radio program after the Reason Foundation said in a separate interview that the industry should rethink its opposition to the long-standing law prohibiting commercial rest areas. More

NATSO CEO Featured in USA TODAY Truck Driver Special

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings was featured in the ‘Empowering Our Female Truck Drivers' campaign, published in the Sept. 7 issue of USA Today, in which industry leaders highlighted the improvements that have been made for women within the industry. More

Rest Stop Privatization More About Ideology Than Infrastructure

A move to commercialize interstate rest areas under the Trump administration infrastructure plan could prove costly for restaurants and gas stations clustered along exits, without raising much additional revenue for states. More

Trump Administration Rolls Out Infrastructure Plan

The Trump Administration on Feb. 12 officially rolled out its proposal for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan, which contains several policy provisions that would crush the truckstop and travel plaza industry. More

NATSO Briefs House Homeland Security Committee on Industry Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking

NATSO Foundation President Lisa Mullings today told members of the House Committee on Homeland Security that the truckstop and travel plaza industry plays a vital role in combating human trafficking that takes place along the nation’s Interstate Highway System. NATSO was invited to participate as an example of the positive role that the private sector can play in the fight against human trafficking. More

NATSO, Rhode Island Trucking Association to Host Anti-Tolling Rally

The Rhode Island Trucking Association and NATSO, the national association representing travel plazas and truckstops, announced today that they will host an informational rally and press conference Oct. 18 to discuss the devastating effects that "RhodeWorks" -- the Rhode Island Department of Transportation's truck-only tolling plan -- will have on local businesses and commercial truck drivers that operate within the state of Rhode Island. More

Truckstops and Travel Plazas Help Attract Female Drivers

The truckstop and travel plaza industry has a significant role to play in helping the trucking industry attract more women to the profession as it seeks to overcome a significant driver shortage, NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings told viewers of a live web panel June 17. More

NATSO CEO to Speak on Panel: Recruiting and Retaining Women Drivers

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings will join veterans of the trucking industry on June 17 in a live web panel discussion focused on the truck driver shortage and how the industry is targeting female drivers. More

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