Events and discounts celebrating truckers

September 13, 2021


National truck driver appreciation week began yesterday, and it will feature discounts as well as events for truckers all month long.

OOIDA thanks truckers for their dedication and extends its gratitude to drivers everywhere, not just this week, but 24/7/365.

Through the My Love Rewards App at Love’s Travel Stops, drivers can receive discounts on snacks and drinks .Drivers also can get free food with an oil change at Love’s. In addition, a record 14 million My Love Rewards points will be given away this month to hundreds of daily winners including one 1-million-point winner at the end of September.

Using the Pilot myRewards Plus app, drivers can redeem a free drink of choice on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays all month long. Pilot will provide free showers all month after one 50-gallon commercial diesel fill. Bonus loyalty points also will be offered throughout the month.

TravelCenters of America will offer deals throughout the week that can be accessed through the TruckSmart app. TA, Petro and TA Express locations nationwide will hold complimentary cookouts, health and wellness checks, window washing, inspections, entertainment and more. Comments on #TADriverAppreciation posts will enter drivers into giveaways and TA-Petro also will hold daily driver appreciation sweepstakes on social media.

On Wednesday, Sept. 15, Jubitz Truck Stop in Portland, Ore., is holding a free barbecue lunch for anyone with a CDL. The lunch is scheduled for 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time., or while supplies last, outside the Cascade Grill. Drivers attending the lunch will receive a free swag bag with gifts from Jubitz and other sponsors.