September 9-15, 2018 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week when America celebrates all professional truck drivers for their commitment to this important job. We want to take a moment to say Thank You for everything you’ve done!
The Spireon family is humbled by the hard work and dedication of the 7 million professional drivers that support our country. From delivering our goods whether to our home or to our favorite restaurant, we know you’re creating an environment of safe roads for our friends, our family and your fellow drivers.
Did you know?
- More than 80% of U.S. communities rely on trucking
- Trucking brings $726 billion in revenue to the American economy
- Drivers are critical in carrying supplies for natural disasters, food and agriculture, and health care
- Trucking supports more than 7 million jobs
In light of Driver Appreciation Week, we also want to encourage the everyday driver to take action to make our roads safer. Spread the word and remind those around you to buckle up, put away your phones and other distractions, avoid aggressive driving behavior and be mindful of others on the road. And of course, gives thanks to our professional drivers for their commitment to fueling our economy.
If you’re looking for more ways to show your truck drivers the appreciation they deserve, check out our Driver Retention resource center to find out how to maintain the driver team your company needs.