TravelCenters of America recently announced a partnership with Cleveland Clinic to bring more healthy food options to the company’s truck stop locations nationwide.
In the September 15 announcement, TA said that they entered into a collaboration with respected academic medical center Cleveland Clinic a part of Truck Driver Appreciation Week.
As part of the new focus on driver health, TA will offer new healthy meal options to be included on the menus at all the Country Pride and Iron Skillet full-service restaurants by the end of 2022.
Additionally, TA plans to work with Cleveland Clinic to expand on healthy grab-and-go meal and snack options for truckers in its stores.
Cleveland Clinic and TA will also work to educate drivers on healthy food options and healthy lifestyle choices.
“The nation relies on professional drivers to keep our economy strong and we are committed to helping them maintain a healthy lifestyle while on the road by making it easier for them to make healthy choices,” said Jon Pertchik, Chief Executive Officer of TravelCenters of America. “Providing quality food offerings and educational tools to support driver wellness allows us to show professional drivers how much we appreciate all that they do for this country.”
“We know having access to healthy food choices and nutrition information can help drive a healthier lifestyle,” said Dr. Amanda Hagen, Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic AtWork. “This new collaboration with TA supports the health and wellness needs of professional drivers.”