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Many retailers are showing their support for truck drivers during the coronavirus pandemic by offering specials or making it easier for them to visit their establishment.
TransForce also maintains a list of discounts and resources for drivers that goes beyond food, and is viewable both by category and by state.
Here's a look at a few offerings:
Free coffee or fountain drinks offered to truck drivers.
FYSA— American Trucking (@TRUCKINGdotORG) March 26, 2020
From @DennysDiner: Denny's is shifting gratitude into overdrive for Professional Drivers and offering 15% off your online order now through May 25. Use code Driver15 online at checkout. One coupon per order. Restricted to Valid at participating restaurants. #ThankATrucker pic.twitter.com/RTr8q1KP4P
The vast majority of McDonald's restaurants are open for takeout, drive-thru or delivery (dine-in eating is closed).
ConversionIA has teamed up with Papa John's Pizza to offer truck drivers a discount during the COVID-19 crisis. Drivers can use the code DELIVER25 and receive 25% off all regular menu prices at https://t.co/3ke9ouCxxV. Expires 12/31/20. Terms and conditions apply. #ThankATrucker pic.twitter.com/PcEzggpDP7— Conversion Interactive Agency (@ConversionIA) April 10, 2020
Shoney's has multiple locations that are often just off of interstates and have large parking lots. Shoney's is offering takeout meals for truckers.
Sonic in Fordyce, Ark.
Texas Roadhouse pledges to serve drivers right at their truck whenever possible. Drivers are asked to call ahead to make sure there is a parking space for their truck before ordering.
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