According to NATSO, the Park My Truck app includes the total number of parking spaces for nearly 5,000 truck stops and some rest areas in the United States.
Administered by NATSO's foundation, Park My Truck is accessible for free online or through smartphone apps by all professional drivers, trucking fleets, and state and other administrators of highway rest areas.
NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings said, "Our industry is committed to improving the quality of life for the communities where we are located and the customers we serve in a variety of ways.
NATSO is the professional association of America's $42 billion travel plaza and truckstop industry.
He had been president of Alexandria, Va.-based NATSO
, a group serving the country's $26 billion trucking industry through highway rest stops for seven years.
The trickle-down effect has been lower attendance at NATSO events.
NATSO has made significant changes based on current economic conditions.
The authors would like to acknowledge the funding support provided for this project by The NATSO Foundation and the editorial comments provided by three anonymous reviewers.
(3.) Fueling American Prosperity: The Economic Significance of Interstate Business, (Alexandria, VA: The NATSO Foundation, 1997).
(Tuscaloosa, AL) has acquired Truckers News magazine from the National Association of Truck Stop Owners (NATSO
; Alexandria, VA).
On the other hand, officials with the National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO
) say that drivers who can't find a place to rest either don't know about the many available, truck stop spaces or they are deliberately passing up the truck stops.
Foundation has released a Combating Human Trafficking toolkit as a resource for members of the truckstop and travel center industry.