A safety rest area account is established in the trunk highway fund. Funds in the account are available until expended.
The commissioner shall deposit in the safety rest area account revenue received from leasing or sponsoring safety rest areas, advertising at safety rest areas, selling safety rest area property and lands, and other revenue generated with respect to safety rest areas.
Money in the account is appropriated to the commissioner. The commissioner may spend proceeds of the account for safety rest areas, including program administration, maintenance and operations, development and improvements, and services to customers.