What Are Some of the Services Offered by TravelCenters of America?

What Are Some of the Services Offered by TravelCenters of America?

Services offered by TravelCenters of America include food, truck repairs, WiFi and fuel. Available services vary based on the location, with some locations offering laundry, medical services and financial services. More information about the company's services is available at TA-Petro.com, as of 2015.

TravelCenters of America offers groceries and snacks through its convenience stores. Dining options include fast food restaurants, such as Baskin Robbins, Burger King, Pizza Hut and Subway. Restaurants include Country Pride and Iron Skillet, and many locations have restaurants that are open 24 hours per day.

The truck stops have technicians who perform truck repairs, maintenance, tire sales, electrical repair and other related services. These technicians have ASE and TIA certifications. The company offers 24-hour roadside assistance through ROADSQUAD.

The company, which was originally named Truckstops of America, began in 1972. The company changed owners multiple times over the next two decades. After a merger in 1997, it became TravelCenters of America. It purchased Petro Stopping Centers in 2007 and used both brands. This led to the name TA and Petro Shopping Centers.

Although the majority of the company's customers are professional truck drivers, the truck stops also welcome other drivers. Another of the company's brands, Goasis, focuses on family friendly stores.