American Trucking Associations is showing its appreciation for professional drivers in several ways this week.
To thank the professional truck drivers “who literally move our world,” Volvo has released a short film in conjunction with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Titled “The Movers,” it lasts for about a minute and a half and includes a variety of images of truckers and vehicles at work.
Thousands of professional drivers will win 10,000 My Love Reward points ($100 retail value), and one driver will win 1 million points ($10,000 retail value), from Love’s Travel Stops as part of the company’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week celebration.
Jubitz Truck Stop and Travel Center will hold a free barbecue bash to celebrate truck drivers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 12. During Jubitz Driver Appreciation Day, anyone with a commercial driver license can enjoy a barbecue lunch, visit vendors and win prizes.
Groupe Biscuits Leclerc is recognizing the importance of trucking to the firm, as well as how difficult the labor shortage is for the industry, during this year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.
Truck drivers craving barbecue may be in luck during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. All 43 Boss Truck Shops locations in 22 states will thank them with a free barbecue.
Denny’s restaurants across the United States will celebrate professional drivers by offering discounts and a discount key tag through Sept. 30. The monthlong special is inspired by National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which spans Sept. 9-15.
It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, the time of year when motor carriers and others connected to trucking make a special effort to recognize the professionals who keep the freight moving. Throughout the week, special events will take place to honor them, and many of those events will feature food. Lots of it. So let’s hope the industry’s drivers have a hearty appetite!