National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) is this week! This year, the trucking industry will come together from September 9-15 to honor professional drivers nationwide. We want to thank you for all your hard work and commitment to your careers. Without you and your integral role as a truck driver, life would get tough fast for the rest of us. Many of the things we take for granted, including access to medical supplies, fuel, food and clean water, would all be gone in a matter of weeks without trucks and truck drivers. What you do matters, and we are so grateful for you.
As a professional driver, there are several rewards and freebies you can take advantage of as part of NTDAW. These include:
Denny’s– Participating Denny’s travel center locations will offer professional drivers scratch-off cards with various diner discounts and prizes through September 30. Drivers will also receive a 10 percent discount key tag that can be used until December 31, 2019. (https://www.truckersnews.com/dennys-to-show-appreciation-to-drivers-in-september/)
Pilot/Flying J– Throughout the month of September, Pilot Flying J stores will have money-saving offers and daily giveaways via the myPilot® app. Pilot Flying J Truck Care is also offering free mid-trip inspections, valued at $50, to help professional drivers and trucking companies prepare for Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week. The company is also handing out a combined 100 million myRewards® loyalty points to more than 60,000 drivers, including 2,000 daily winners. To enter, professional drivers can simply swipe their myRewards® loyalty card when purchasing diesel fuel at participating travel centers in the United States. Additional details can be found here: https://www.pilotflyingj.com/driver-appreciation/
Love’s Travel Centers– Love’s is celebrating NTDAW all month long with many food, drink, and merchandise deals as well as the opportunity to win 10,000 My Love Reward points. One driver will win 1 million points. Use the following link for more details: https://www.truckersnews.com/loves-appreciates-trucker-drivers-throughout-september/
AmBest Truck Stops– Specific AmBest members are hosting driver appreciation events. Check out the full list here to find one near you: https://am-best.com/News-Events/Driver-Appreciation-Days
Southern Recipe– Vote for your favorite truck driver chef recipe for a chance to with $2,000 here: http://southernrecipe.com/truckdriverappreciation/
Many carriers around the country are also hosting their own driver appreciation events this week. Be sure to check out their social media pages to find out the details. Know about a NTDAW event happening that you want to share with other drivers? Leave the details in a comment below.Here’s to a great National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!