Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week to all of the company drivers and owner operators out there! Throughout the week of Sept. 11-17 and the month of September, the industry is honoring hard-working truckers like you who ensure that families and businesses have the food and goods they need on a daily basis. It’s a chance for everyone in transportation to recognize that we couldn’t do what we do without truckers. Thank you, truckers, for all that you do!
In celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, we’ve scoured websites and social media posts near and far to find you the best giveaways, deals and promotions from this year’s #NTDAW so you don’t have to search for ‘em!
Here’s where you can get the best discounts and deals during this year’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!
Apex Capital Corp
Apex Capital Corp will be giving away free gifts all week long on Twitter. To learn more, visit https://twitter.com/ApexCap.
Blue Beacon Truck Wash
Blue Beacon Truck Wash will be giving away $500 Visa gift cards at each of its 111 locations. Five drivers also will win $10,000. To learn more and/or enter, visit https://bluebeacon.com/tdaw/.
California Highway Patrol
The California Highway Patrol will host a free lunch for truckers on September 13th, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Gilroy Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility in San Martin, Calif. To learn more about the event, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/786689749001566.
Harbor Trucking Association/Port of Long Beach
On Friday, Sept. 16, Harbor Trucking Association and the Port of Long Beach will be providing free lunch to all Harbor truckers between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. To learn more, visit https://www.linkedin.com/posts/harbortruckingassociation/.
In celebration of Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Love’s is giving away My Love Rewards Points on a daily basis with a grand prize of 1 million My Love Rewards points to be awarded to one lucky grand prize winner at the end of September.
Love’s Other Driver Appreciation Promotions
- Free Love’s sandwich or salad with any oil change at Speedco or Love’s Truck Care (Sept. 12-16).
- Food and drink specials (Sept. 12-16).
- Discounts on Amarillo Supply Co. goods (through Oct. 31).
For more info on Love’s Trucker Appreciation Week promotions, visit https://www.loves.com/store-offerings/in-store-promotions/driver-appreciation-promos.
National Truck League
Members of the National Truck League will be at multiple truck stops handing out swag, including shirts, sweaters, hats, socks and water bottles. They also will be accepting donations to Truckers Against Trafficking. To learn more, visit https://www.facebook.com/nationaltruckleague.
Ohio Trucking Association
The Ohio Trucking Association will be raffling NTDAW coolers, tumblers and hats on social media. To learn more, visit https://www.linkedin.com/company/ohio-trucking-association/.
Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J’s Driver Appreciation In-App Challenge awards truckers 500 bonus points for completing two out of these three tasks in the app: mobile fueling, reserving a shower or activating PushForPoints up to 2.5 ppg.
Pilot’s Other Driver Appreciation Promotions
- Three free drinks every week.
- In-store offers including 50 percent off deli food items (Sept. 11-17).
- Free snacks for military and veteran professional drivers.
Pilot also is teaming up with Monster Energy for on-site celebrations that will include events like a BMX show, freebies from the Monster Energy girls, special guests, gas card giveaways, swag and more. Upcoming events include:
- September 2, 2022, 10 am – 4 p.m. at the Pilot Travel Center on 3006 North Williston Road in Florence, SC
- September 16, 2022, 10 am – 4 p.m. at the Pilot Travel Center on 5231 Pearblossom Hwy in Palmdale, CA
- September 23, 2022, 10 am – 2 p.m. at the Pilot Travel Center on 1701 Ashley Road in Boonville, MO
To learn more about Pilot’s Truck Driver Appreciation Week discounts and promotions, visit https://pilotflyingj.com/driver-appreciation.
Members of the RoadPro Pro Driver Council will be handing out free goodie bags and lunchesthroughout central Pennsylvania all week long. RoadPro also is giving away free prize packs in partnership with Swift and Knight Transportation at the local Swift terminal in Jonestown, Penn. Learn more about RoadPro’s NTDAW promos.
Convenience store chain Sheetz will be offering truckers a diesel fuel discount and free meal in honor of Truck Driver Appreciation Week. From Sept. 5 through Sept. 30, Sheetz will reduce diesel fuel prices to $4.49/gallon at all 654 of its stores that offer diesel fuel. To get your free meal and drink, enter TRUCKYEAH in Sheetz’ Mobile App Sept. 11-30. To learn more about Sheetz’ NTDAW discounts and more, visit https://www.sheetz.com/newsroom/article?title=sheetz-reduces-diesel-fuel-prices-to-449/.
For this year’s NTDAW, Southern Recipe will be giving away weekly prize packages throughout the month, including food and non-food items. To learn more about Southern Recipe’s discounts and promos, visit https://www.southernrecipe.com/truck-driver-appreciation-week.
We’ll be giving away free Trucker Tools’ swag all week long on Facebook, including Trucker Tools’ hats, stress balls and travel cups. Follow us on Facebook to enter to win!
Ohio-based Truck World will offer drivers free lunches September 12 through 14 at three participating Truck World locations:
- Conneaut (780 State Route 7, Conneaut, Ohio)
- Hubbard (6985 Truck World Boulevard, Hubbard, Ohio)
- North Jackson (12700 Leonard Parkway, North Jackson, Ohio)
The company’s driver appreciation celebration also will include games, T-shirt giveaways and double loyalty points. To learn more, visit https://www.truckworldinc.com/driver-appreciation-days-2022.
U.S. Truck Parts and Sales
U.S. Truck Parts and Sales will be hosting a cookout for drivers on Sept. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/USTPS/.
To download Trucker Tools’ free driver app, visit https://www.truckertools.com/carriers/trucker-tools-app/. To start using Trucker Tools’ free carrier software platform, visit https://bookaload.truckertools.com/.