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TA signs 30 new franchise agreements in 2022

In 2022, TA opened three new franchised sites and plans to open 20 franchised locations in 2023.

TravelCenters of America launches new TA Fleet universal credit card

TravelCenters of America Inc., a nationwide operator and franchisor of the TA, Petro Stopping Centers and TA Express travel center network, announced the launch of TA Fleet Universal, a new fleet card payment program, powered by WEX Inc.’s global commerce platform. The new TA Fleet Universal card can be used at all 275 TA, Petro

Trimble, TravelCenters of America announce software integration

TravelCenters of America and Trimble have announced a software integration that the companies say will offer a more convenient and efficient way for major fleet companies to receive truck maintenance. Fleets tracking their needed repairs and maintenance in Trimble’s TMT Fleet Maintenance software will now be able to leverage an add-on module to connect and

TA Truck Service expands telematics capabilities by adding Spireon FleetLocate devices

Spireon and TravelCenters of America Inc. are collaborating to bring installation services for FleetLocate trailer telematics devices to TA Truck Service centers. Drivers can now have new trailer telematics solutions installed, or have existing ones upgraded, while visiting one of more than 250 TA Truck Service centers nationwide or when utilizing TA’s TechOn-Site mobile maintenance

EnerSys batteries to launch in TravelCenters of America

EnerSys, the manufacturer of Odyssey batteries, is teaming up with TravelCenters of America (TA) to offer Odyssey Performance and NorthStar Pro Group 31 batteries for heavy-duty applications in all TA locations throughout the U.S. As part of this exclusive agreement, the purchase of any of the Odyssey and NorthStar Group 31 batteries through a TA

EnerSys battery
TravelCenters of America holds grand opening of new retread center

TravelCenters of America held the grand opening of its TA Commercial Tire Network Retread Center on July 12. The new retread center is now open and producing retread tires, and is part of the Goodyear Authorized Retread Network. Customer-owned casings can be retreaded with premium performance Goodyear treads. The 32,000-sq. ft. TA Commercial Tire Network

Dealing with lighting replacement issues

Homer Hogg, manager of technical development for TravelCenters of America (TA), says that the most frequent lighting replacement/repair maintenance issues with which the TA technicians deal are wiring/voltage issues and bulbs (burned or otherwise failed). “For the wiring issues, I’d say focusing on proper testing and repair techniques are important,” Hogg advises. “We run into

Saving on CSA with LED lighting solutions
Freightliner Team Run Smart pros named Citizen Driver award winners

Freightliner Trucks announced that Team Run Smart pros Henry Albert and Linda and Bob Caffee were recognized with 2014 Citizen Driver awards from TravelCenters of America (TA). The Citizen Driver award recognizes professional drivers who demonstrate good citizenship, safety, community involvement and leadership. In honor of this recognition, the drivers selected their favorite TA or