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It’s hard for truckers to get a meal right now. These people are helping.


Coronavirus has shut down dine-in restaurants across the country, but the unexpected bright side is that so many people outside of the trucking industry are coming forward to help make sure that truckers get fed.

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused rampant anxiety, fear, and uncertainty in the American public, but it has also been an opportunity for people to come together to support one another.

U.S. truckers, who are on the front line in the battle against COVID-19, are facing some severe hardships on the road as rest stops and restaurant facilities close. But it is heartwarming to see that a number of members of the public are going above and beyond to make sure that truckers who can’t fit through a restaurant drive-through can still get a meal.

Check out some examples shared on social media below.

Eufaula, Alabama

During this time of uncertainty, untested emergency plans and innovative solutions, we must think outside the box and…

Posted by Eufaula Alabama Police Department on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Kinston, North Carolina

This is my shop near Kinston NC just off of hwy 70 any trucker that needs to rest or eat you are welcome to stop, just…

Posted by Ray Singer on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Tipton, Missouri

Folks something awesome has happened. An anonymous local business has pledged to pay for the other 1/2 of any truckers…

Posted by Blind Hog BBQ on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Wapakoneta, Ohio

Know a truck driver who is on the road right now? Tell them to stop by exit 111 on 75 and go to Lucky Steer Restaurant…

Posted by Lucky Steer Restaurant on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Pottsville, Arkansas

If you are a trucker and need to take time off the road on Interstate 40 in Pottsville (88 mile marker), we will assist…

Posted by Pottsville Arkansas Police Department on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania

*** TRUCK DRIVERS ***If you need a meal to go or need to use the restroom:North Country Brewing has 3 options for…

Posted by North Country Brewing Company on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Harrisonville, Pennsylvania

Truckers! Many trucks travel route 30 between Breezewood and Mcconnellsburg, if you need a safe place to stop and rest…

Posted by Nick Coons on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Conshohocken, Pennsylvania (In addition to parking, PennFleet is providing truckers with free beverages, snacks, and porta-potty access from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Donations needed!!!A good number of rest stops and visitor centers have been closed and cordoned off. This leaves…

Posted by PennFleet Corp on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Goodfield, Illinois


Jonesvilel, North Carolina

We just served the nicest man a pizza and realized another side effect of this crisis. Truck drivers cannot fit through…

Posted by Sixty-Seven Pizza Co. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Do you know of other people/groups/businesses that are supporting truckers during the COVID-19 crisis? Share your tips in the comments!


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