Travel centers, Bendix show appreciation to drivers

Two of the major travel center chains are showing their appreciation to tuckers this month in connection with National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which is Sept. 8-14.

Lots of Love from Love’s

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is turning National Truck Driver Appreciation Week into a monthlong celebration.

Million Point Giveaway 1200x6282Throughout September professional drivers will have the chance to win 10,000 My Love Rewards points (equal to $100) and one driver will win 1 million My Love Rewards points (equal to $10,000). Drivers can also take advantage of in-store specials throughout the month.

Drivers can enter the My Love Rewards points giveaway by swiping their My Love Rewards card with every fuel, tire care and in-store purchase at Love’s throughout September. Drivers can also visit any Love’s location with a touch screen and follow the steps on the 1 Million My Love Rewards points giveaway section to enter.

Every time drivers swipe their My Love Rewards card in September, they have a chance to win 10,000 My Love Rewards points. Winners will instantly receive the points. At the end of the month, all card swipes and touchscreen entries from Sept. 1 -30 will count as individual entries for the grand prize drawing of 1 million My Love Rewards points.

Driver Appreciation Month promotions are found here. More information about My Love Rewards is found here.

Pilot Flying J Celebration of Drivers Under Way

Pilot Flying J got a headstart on National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, which is Sept. 8-14.

Pfj Thank YouThe travel center company began a month-long celebration of truckers Sunday, Sept. 1 with the release of a video showing the importance of truckers and the trucking industry. Pilot Flying J is also encouraging the public to show their appreciation and thank the pro driver community by using #thankyoudrivers on social media.

Pilot Flying J will celebrate drivers with several offers available on its app including:

  • Daily free drink offers
  • Food and merchandise deals
  • Driver-specific deals like free showers with Shower Power on any fueling transaction
  • Free mid-trip inspections from Pilot Flying J Truck Care
  • 100 myRewards points when mobile fueling with the app Sept. 9-15

“Professional drivers deliver the goods that keep our shelves stocked and our country moving,” said Ken Parent, president of Pilot Flying J. “We truly appreciate the hard work and tremendous dedication of these men and women.”

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The travel center company is also making it possible for the public to send thank you notes to truckers.

To learn more about Pilot Flying J’s Driver Appreciation celebration, offer details and its ‘Thank a Driver’ initiative, visit

Bendix Salutes Truck Drivers

If professional truck drivers in the United States decided to form their own city, it would be the country’s third largest, with a population of more than 3.5 million strong.

With National Truck Driver Appreciation Week approaching, everyone at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC salutes the invaluable, dedicated drivers delivering professionalism and safety along with the materials and goods that keep America moving.

“Every hour of every day, we all depend on the things that America’s professional truck drivers bring into our lives,” said Barbara Gould, director – corporate communications at Bendix. “Their skill and commitment are unmatched in being necessary to highway safety, and their around-the-clock dedication keeps the country and its economy moving forward in countless ways.

“All of us at Bendix offer sincere gratitude and a pledge to keep working in pursuit of the technologies, training, and solutions that will help keep them safe and their vehicles operating in good condition – so that they can return to their loved ones at the end of their travels.”