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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 23, 2018. TRAVELCENTERS OF AMERICA LLC You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above as of the record date noted above. TRAVELCENTERS OF AMERICA LLC C/O BROADRIDGE FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS, INC. P.O. BOX 1342 BRENTWOOD, NY 11717 This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the internet or by mail. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. proxy materials and voting instructions. E39260-P02814 See the reverse side of this notice to obtain NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS Meeting Information Meeting Type:Annual For holders as of:February 23, 2018 Date: May 23, 2018Time: 9:30 a.m., Eastern time Location: TravelCenters of America LLC Two Newton Place 255 Washington Street, Suite 100 Newton, Massachusetts 02458


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The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote FOR both Nominees for Director in Proposal 1 and FOR Proposal 2. 1. Election of Directors. Nominee (for Independent Director in Group II): Barbara D. Gilmore Nominee (for Managing Director in Group II): Adam D. Portnoy 2. Advisory vote to approve executive compensation. The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote for THREE YEARS on Proposal 3. 3. Advisory vote on the frequency of future advisory votes to approve executive compensation. The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote FOR Proposals 4 and 5. 4. Approval of an amendment to the TravelCenters of America LLC 2016 Equity Compensation Plan. 5. Ratification of the appointment of RSM US LLP as independent auditors to serve for the 2018 fiscal year. The Board of Directors Recommends a Vote AGAINST Proposal 6. 6. Non-binding shareholder proposal requesting that the Company eliminate the classification of the Board of Directors after the 2018 Annual Meeting, if properly presented at the meeting. E39262-P02814 Voting Items