COVID-19 Truck Driver Update for 5/20/2020
As a truck driver on the frontlines of COVID-19, we understand you are battling the challenge of hauling and delivering freight in today’s environment. Conversion Interactive Agency is committed to regularly sharing information and resources with you that will help as you navigate life over-the-road during this unexpected time.
Below are some driver resources, tools, information and tips we have compiled for you:
- Truck Stops Seeing Decline in Business, But Still Supporting Truckers – According to NATSO, the trade association representing truck stop owners and operators, their industry has seen a 50% decline in business during the COVID-19 crisis. Most of these declines are related to lack of consumer travel and retail from that traffic; however, the industry and the truck stops represented are still committed to servicing truck drivers during this time. Many are offering discounts and promotions for drivers including Loves, Pilot Flying J and others.
- Walcott Truckers Jamboree Moves to Online Event for 2020 – Organizers of the 2020 Walcott Truckers Jamboree announced last week that the event held at the Iowa 80 truck stop in Walcott, Iowa will be a virtual event this year because of the COVID-19 crisis. Drivers can read about details and how they can get involved here.
- Upcoming Memorial Day Weekend Expected to See Less Traffic but More Cargo Theft – Experts say this weekend’s Memorial Day travel is expected to be the lowest travel volume on record considering social distancing guidelines are still in place. However, experts in cargo theft tracking are warning drivers and trucking companies of “extremely active” cargo theft rings during the long holiday weekend.
Enjoy Great Pizza with a Discount!
Conversion Interactive Agency has teamed up with Papa John’s 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 papajohns.com. Expires 12/31/20. Terms and conditions apply.
Reminder: In an effort to keep you updated and informed with the latest numbers on the impact of this pandemic, we are providing the latest statistics on the outbreak. CLICK HERE to see updates and return as often as needed. Statistics are gathered every 10 minutes.
If you have specific information you would like to know or would like us to research for you and other truck drivers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.