TravelCenters of America and the Trucking Solutions Group Sponsor 2014 Health Awareness Walk at Mid-America Trucking Show

  TravelCenters of America and the Trucking Solutions Group Sponsor 2014
  Health Awareness Walk at Mid-America Trucking Show

                 Walk Promotes Healthier Professional Drivers

2014 Mid-America Trucking Show

Business Wire

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- March 25, 2014

Together with Trucking Solutions Group, TravelCenters of America
(TravelCenters) operator of the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel
centers, invite the entire trucking industry to join the 5^th annual MATS
Health Awareness Walk. The walk will be held on Thursday, March 27, at 6:30
p.m. ET, and will commence from the Papa John’s Stadium truck parking lot at
the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY.

The MATS Health Awareness Walk – the first of its kind – is a fitness event
for the trucking industry. It’s free to participate, and walkers can register
just prior to the walk, in the Papa John’s lot near the TA/Petro tent and
shuttle pick-up/drop-off spot. The walk route will take participants to
Churchill Downs and back to the Papa John’s lot.

All walk participants will receive 500 UltraONE® Driver Rewards Program
Points, which will be added to their account in the TA/Petro booth (#19156) at
MATS in the Kentucky Expo Center.

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,

About TravelCenters of America LLC

TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
is a leading travel center business in 43 states and Canada operating under
the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® brands. With 249 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. TravelCenters also operates
gasoline/convenience stores in Kentucky and Tennessee under the Minit Mart
brand name. For more information on TravelCenters and TA, please visit For more information on Petro Stopping Centers,
please visit

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.


TravelCenters of America
Tom Liutkus, 440-808-7364
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