OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 15, 2014) — Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores L.L.C. opened two locations, in Fort Myers, Fla., and Shelby, Iowa, in recent weeks.
Love’s said both locations feature a Love’s Truck Tire Care center and are open 24/7 with amenities like gourmet coffee, fresh fruit and gift merchandise, bulk DEF at the pump at all diesel lanes, RFID cardless fueling technology, CAT scales and more.
The Fort Myers location has Wendy’s and Subway restaurants, 96 truck parking spaces and five showers, while the Shelby location has Chester’s Chicken and McDonald’s restaurants, 91 truck parking spaces and seven showers.
The Fort Myers locations is Love's eighth in Florida, while the Shelby location is the company's fifth in Iowa.
“By introducing our third travel stop along I-75 in Florida, professional drivers can now travel the entire length of the popular interstate throughout Florida and have the option of stopping at a Love’s,” said Greg Love, co-CEO of Love’s.
“With the addition of our third travel stop along I-80 in Iowa, we’re well positioned to bridge a gap in driver services there as well. We look forward to bringing the ‘Clean Places, Friendly Faces’ Love’s is known for to professional drivers in new parts of the country.”
For a limited time, professional drivers can earn up to five points with their “My Love Rewards” loyalty cards at all Love’s locations.
Oklahoma City-based Love’s Travel Stops now operates more than 320 locations, including 190 with Love’s Truck Tire Care centers, in 39 states
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