TravelCenters of America and the Trucking Solutions Group Again Sponsor 2013 MATS Health Awareness Walk at Mid-America Trucking Show Walk Promotes Healthier Professional Drivers 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show Business Wire WESTLAKE, Ohio -- March 20, 2013 Together with Trucking Solutions Group, TravelCenters of America (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel centers, invites the entire trucking industry to join their 4^th annual MATS Health Awareness Walk. The walk will be held on Friday, March 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. The MATS Health Awareness Walk – the first of its kind – is a fitness event for the trucking industry. There is no cost. Registration is required, and is available online at www.truckingsolutionsgroup.org or at MATS prior to the walk. Walk participants will meet outside of room B103 at the Kentucky Expo Center at 1:45 p.m. to register and prepare for the 2 p.m. step-off led by Tom O’Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters. All walk participants will receive T-shirts and goodie bags, while supplies last, with health information and giveaways. The MATS Health Awareness Walk is a fun, non-competitive 1.5-mile course for anyone in the trucking industry who wants to help raise fitness awareness, get fit, stay healthy or find tips to enhance their workouts. Participants can choose to walk all or part of the 1.5-mile distance. TA and Petro, together with Trucking Solutions Group, are innovators in the trucking industry, working toward making personal health and fitness easier for all truckers. TravelCenters rolled out its StayFit program in 2010, offering better-for-you restaurant menu options and travel store items, in addition to free fitness centers, mapped walking trails and basketball courts, nationwide. About TravelCenters of America LLC TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, is a leading travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under the TA and Petro Stopping Centers brands. With 244 convenient full-service locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro Stopping Centers offer customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, more than 500 full- and quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance services, RoadSquad Connect™ (24/7/365 emergency roadside service), and Reserve-It™ (truck parking reservations), and many other services – all within large, high traffic facilities. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit www.tatravelcenters.com. For more information on Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.petrotruckstops.com. About Trucking Solutions Group The Trucking Solutions Group began in 2008 for members to share best practices in the trucking industry and assist each other with improving their businesses. The Driver Health Council, a committee within the Group, is dedicated to raising awareness of health issues in the industry. The Council began Health Awareness Walks in 2010, and holds them at various trucking industry conferences and events. Contact: TravelCenters of America Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364 email@example.com
TravelCenters of America and the Trucking Solutions Group Again Sponsor 2013 MATS Health Awareness Walk at Mid-America Trucking
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