TA Sponsors Health Awareness Walk

Great American Trucking Show to feature a non-competitive 1.5-mile course to promote fitness and health.  

The entire trucking industry is invited to join TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) and Trucking Solutions Group for the Health Awareness Walk to be held at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.

The walk, sponsored by TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, together with Trucking Solutions Group, will be held on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012, at 9 a.m. at the Dallas Convention Center. Interested participants should meet in Room D168 at 8 a.m. the morning of the walk.

The Health Awareness Walk is a fitness event for the trucking industry. There is no cost to participate. Participants will receive free t-shirts and goodie bags, while supplies last, with health information and giveaways. Homer Hogg, host of Maintenance Matters radio program that airs on Dave Nemo’s show on RoadDog Trucking, Sirius/XM 106; long-time master technician; and senior technical maintenance trainer for TA and Petro, will participate in the walk.

The Health Awareness Walk is a fun, non-competitive 1.5-mile course for anyone in the trucking industry who is thinking about getting fit, wanting to stay healthy or looking for tips to enhance their workouts. Participants can choose to walk part or all of the 1.5-mile distance.

TA and Petro, together with Trucking Solutions Group, are innovators in the trucking industry, working towards making personal health and fitness easier for all truckers. TA rolled out its StayFit program in 2010, offering better-for-you restaurant menu options and travel store items, in addition to free fitness centers and mapped walking trails nationwide.

TravelCenters of America LLC, headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, is a travel center business in 41 states and Canada operating under the TA and Petro Stopping Centers brands. With 241 convenient locations off interstate highway exits, TA and Petro offer customers diesel and gasoline fueling services, nearly 500 full- and quick-service restaurants, 24-hour convenience stores, heavy truck maintenance services, RoadSquad Connect (24/7/365 emergency roadside service), electronic communication (WiFi), and many other services—all within large, high traffic facilities.




  1. Bad health is probably one of the biggest threats to truckers. This is great

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  2. T/A is doing a lot to help drivers stay healthy. The T/A outside of Greensboro has a trail established for drivers to walk.

    Many truck stops are doing something in someway.

    Drivers now have to take make a decision to use the tools and choose better options for food. Not much else than anybody outside of self can do. It is up to you.

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