TravelCenters of America Opens New Petro Stopping Centers Location in Pearsall, Texas

  TravelCenters of America Opens New Petro Stopping Centers Location in
  Pearsall, Texas

Business Wire

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- October 30, 2013

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and Petro
Stopping Centers® travel center brands, has announced the acquisition and
rebranding of the newest Petro, located at I-35, Exit 101 (110 Interstate 35
Frontage Rd.) in Pearsall, Texas. The opening of this location raises the
number of travel centers in the TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded chain to

Amenities at the new, always-open Petro Stopping Centers location currently

  *175 truck parking spaces on a spacious, well-lit parking lot;
  *8 diesel lanes;
  *Fully stocked Travel Store with a quick-service deli;
  *10 showers;
  *Driver’s lounge and game room;
  *RoadSquad Connect™ emergency roadside service, available 24/7/365; and
  *UltraONE^® Rewards Program kiosk and swiping system.

This location also offers a variety of other full-service professional driver
amenities, including Wi-Fi, CAT weigh scale, and ATM, check cashing and
TripPak services. Gasoline is offered at 12 fueling lanes. Immediately upon
opening, the restaurant at this location will undergo extensive remodeling to
become a sit-down, Iron Skillet® restaurant, Voted Best by drivers nationwide.
A Petro:Lube Truck Service facility also will be added in the future.

“We are very happy to have acquired this location and open it as another Petro
Stopping Centers full-service travel center with an Iron Skillet,” said Tom
O’Brien, President and CEO of TravelCenters. He continued, “Petro Pearsall has
a large footprint, which is consistent with our offering of large lots for
ease of maneuverability and ample parking. We’re happy to be able to add 175
more truck parking spaces to our network along the heavily traveled I-35

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
is a leading travel center business in 42 states and Canada operating under
the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 248 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),
Reserve-It™ (truck parking reservations), and many other services – all within
large, high traffic facilities. For more information on TravelCenters and TA,
please visit For more information on Petro Stopping
Centers, please visit


TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
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