Convenience store chain Sheetz announced that they’ll be offering truck drivers a break on diesel fuel prices as well as a free meal in honor of Truck Driver Appreciation Week.

Starting on September 5, 2022, and lasting through September 30, 2022, Sheetz is reducing diesel fuel prices to $4.49 a gallon at all 654 Sheetz stores that offer diesel fuel pumps, the company said in September 4 news release.

According to AAA, the current national average for a gallon of diesel is $5.059.

Additionally, Sheetz will offer truckers a free meal including their choice of any half Made-to-Order(R) sub, bag of fryz and any size self-serve coffee or fountain drink. The offer is valid September 11, 2022 through September 30, 2022. The free meal and drink deal can be redeemed by entering “TRUCKYEAH” through the Sheetz Mobile App once the offer becomes valid.

“Truck drivers are the backbone of this country,” said Travis Sheetz, President & CEO of Sheetz. “As a company, we are committed to showing appreciation for our customers. We wanted to go above and beyond for Truck Driver Appreciation Week by providing extended offers that will be unquestionably beneficial to them.”

Established in 1952 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, Sheetz operates more than 640 store locations throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio and North Carolina.

National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2022 is September 11 – 17.

Subscribe for top trucking news updates