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Dr. John's Big 5: Recommendations for Managing Stress and Mental Health During COVID-19

Big Five

Courtesy of Dr. John McElligott:

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to escalate in the United States, many may be experiencing an increase in stress, fear and anxiety. The uncertainty of the future can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations, however finding healthy and acceptable ways to cope with stress will make you, your family and your community stronger. More...

Snack Attack Bracket Finals

After five weeks of grueling snacking, the Snack Attack finals are set: the satisfied Snickers vs. the bold Doritos Nachos. The winner will become the 2020 TravelCenters of America Snack Attack Bracket Champion! Both Snickers and Doritos have dominated their way to the finals; this final matchup could go either way. As a final refresher, each week we’ve calculated sales of the standard-sized candies and snack-sized snacks Monday through Sunday. After each week, based on your purchases, the strongest competitor has advanced. If you’re out, be sure to stop into one of our locations and help either Snickers or Doritos Nachos become the Snack Attack Champion!


Spring Truck Maintenance: A Checklist to Help Keep You Rolling

Diesel technician completing electrical system test.

Cold weather takes a toll on trucks. From the harsh chemicals used to keep our roadways clear to debris and obstacles hidden underneath snow and ice, many elements play a part in damaging crucial vehicle components throughout the colder months. Take the time now to assess the impact winter has had on the following parts of your truck to help avoid downtime and keep rolling through to the next winter. 


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