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5 Ways to Say Thank You to Truckers This Holiday Season

Every present opened on Christmas morning was at some point in time delivered in a truck driven by a truck driver. The holidays are a very busy time for truck drivers who aren’t always able to spend time with their families while working out on the road. To show appreciation for their sacrifice, here are 5 ways to say thank you to truckers this holiday season.

Pick up a truck driver’s tab at a local truck stop:

Head to a local truck stop and let a server or cashier know your intention to cover the cost of a truck driver's meal or coffee. This simple act of generosity can be a pleasant surprise for the driver, brightening their day during the holiday season.

Give out driver care packages:

Assemble care packages with essential items and holiday treats. Include items like snacks, water, toiletries, and perhaps a small holiday-themed gift. Distribute these packages at truck stops or rest areas, expressing gratitude for the drivers' hard work and dedication. Consider working with local businesses or community groups to gather supplies for the care packages.

Thank a trucker personally:

Take a moment to approach truck drivers you encounter during your day and express your appreciation directly. A simple "thank you for all that you do" or a friendly holiday greeting can go a long way. Sometimes, acknowledging their efforts and sacrifices in person can make a significant impact. A social media shoutout is a great way to say thank you, too!

Offer discounts or specials as a business owner:

If you own a business, consider creating special promotions or discounts specifically for truck drivers. This could include discounted meals, services, or products. Advertise these offerings to truckers passing through or in your local community to let them know about your appreciation.

Help keep roadways safe:

Play a role in ensuring road safety by being mindful of truck drivers on the road. Avoid cutting off trucks, stay off your phone, maintain a safe following distance, and use turn signals appropriately. Promote safe driving behaviors within your community and encourage others to do the same. A safer driving environment benefits everyone, including truckers navigating the highways during the busy holiday season.

These actions not only show gratitude to truckers but also contribute to creating a positive and supportive community for those who play a crucial role in keeping goods moving, especially during the holiday season.

To all the truckers out there - everyone here at Soshaul would like to express our sincere thanks! We wouldn't be here without you. You move the world forward.


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Soshaul Logistics LLC and its affiliates do not provide tax, legal or accounting advice. This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for, tax, legal or accounting advice. It is meant to serve as a guide and information only and Soshaul Logistics, LLC does not assume responsibility for any omissions, errors, or ambiguity contained herein. Contents may not be relied upon as a substitute for the FMCSA's published regulations. You should consult your own tax, legal and accounting advisors before engaging in any transaction or operation.



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