Press Release

Love’s Travel Stops to Offer Bridgestone and Firestone Truck Tires

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., July 8, 2013 - Love’s Travel Stops announced today that they will begin offering Bridgestone and Firestone Truck Tires. They will be available at Love’s by July 15. Tires will be sold at the 175 Love’s locations with tire care service throughout the U.S.

“Love’s Truck Tire Care is an integral service that we offer thousands of customers each day,” said Tom Love, Chairman and CEO, Love’s Travel Stops. “We are committed to taking care of our customers by providing quality products and services. Bridgestone and Firestone tires are well recognized and requested fairly often by our customers. So, adding these tire products to our current selection is a natural fit.”

Love’s offers 24 hour availability and roadside assistance for their tire care customers. In addition to the current 175 tire care locations, Love’s will open 20 more in 2013.

“Our fleet customers want easy accessibility to trusted Bridgestone and Firestone products throughout the U.S. highway system. The addition of Love’s Travel Stops to Bridgestone’s truck stop network is a direct result of numerous customer requests,” said Kurt Danielson, President, Bridgestone Commercial Solutions. “Expanding our coverage makes it easier for our customers to do business with us. Our new relationship with Love’s allows us to offer our tires where customers need and want them, providing more options to find our products over the road.”

About Bridgestone Commercial Solutions

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, provides tires and services for trucking, construction, mining, aggregates and industrial operations across the Americas. The division manufactures markets and sells medium and heavy duty truck tires for the original equipment and replacement markets in the United States and in Canada through Bridgestone Canada Inc. Bridgestone and Firestone brand truck tires are available through more than 2,500 dealers and truck stops across the U.S. and Canada. Bridgestone Commercial Solutions, Mining offers products and services to the mining industry. In addition, through its Bandag brand, Bandag retreading dealers have access to industry-leading research and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales expertise through approximately 1,600 point of sale locations in North America. This combination of new and retread product offering provides customers with total tire solutions.

About Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Founded in 1964 by Tom Love, Love’s Travel Stops is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and remains entirely family-owned and operated. With more than 300 locations and 175 Love’s Truck Tire Care centers in 39 states, Love’s approximate growth rate is 20 locations per year. Love’s is currently ranked No. 9 on Forbes Magazine’s annual listing of America’s Largest Private Companies. To learn more, go to www.loves.com, Facebook (www.facebook.com/lovestravelstops), or follow @LovesTravelStop on Twitter.