Love’s to Require All Customers Wear Face Masks, TA Opens First Branded Store in Florida

Little Rock, AR – In this edition of Truck Stop News: Love’s Travel Stops is getting on board with the growing number of mask mandates around the nation, and TravelCenters of America opens first branded stop in Florida.

Love’s to Require All Customers to Wear Face Coverings

Beginning July 29, Love’s Travel Stops will require customers to wear face coverings at every Love’s Travel Stop, Love’s Country Store, Love’s Truck Care and Speedco location across the country.


The company says the new requirement is intended to help protect customers, team members and local communities from the spread of COVID-19.

“We are joining other retailers by implementing a face covering policy for customers, and will continue to follow the guidance of health officials and adjust our practices to help keep our customers and team members safe,” said Shane Wharton, president of Love’s. “We want to thank our customers who continue to adapt to these protective measures implemented at Love’s.”


The growing list of retailers requiring masks be worn includes huge companies such as Walmart, Apple, Best Buy, Costco, Starbucks, CVS, Home Depot, and Lowe’s just to name a few.

TravelCenters of America Opens First Branded Location in Florida

TravelCenters of America (TA) recently announced the opening of the first TA-branded location in Florida.

The new TA travel center in Lake City, FL is formerly the Shuttle 75 truck stop.

The store is located on I-75, Exit 414, at 14197 South US HWY 441.


It features 1oo truck parking spaces, nine diesel fueling bays, 13 showers, and a laundry room.

For dining options, customers can choose from the Eden Garden Restaurant or Brick Oven Pizza.

TA Lake City grows the company’s total nationwide network of travel centers to 269.



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