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McDonald's introduces curbside ordering and delivery for truck drivers

In March, McDonald’s joined restaurants around the country in closing their dining rooms to slow the spread of COVID-19, leaving fewer options for the 1.8 million truck drivers still on the road delivering critical supplies to affected communities.

Though the fast food chain continued to do business via drive-thru windows, these are largely inaccessible to truck drivers who cannot move their trucks through these lanes. A company-wide safety policy prevented employees from accepting orders from customers who walked through instead of driving up to the window.

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Lunch is served

The hardships truck drivers face when their food options dwindle made headlines all over the country when restaurants and even rest stops closed their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Taco Bell has also created a drive-thru experience for truck drivers. The fast food chain served free meals to drivers at their corporate headquarters.

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App helps drivers file paperwork while social distancing

An app, BasicBlock, is allowing truckers to stay safe, practice social distancing as recommended by the CDC,  and file their paperwork over the phone.

Social distancing is a term that describes measures taken to prevent the spread of contagious disease, like COVID-19, by maintaining physical distance between people and reducing the number of times people come into close contact with each other.

Read more: App helps drivers file paperwork while social distancing

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Arkansas Trucking Association
PO Box 3476 (72203)
1401 West Capitol Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72201

(501) 372-3462 | Phone
(501) 376-1810 | Fax

Our Mission

  • PROTECT the collective interests of trucking companies in the political and regulatory arenas.
  • PROMOTE the dynamics of trucking so that people have a better understanding of the link between America's primary freight delivery system and the standard of living they enjoy.
  • SERVE our members to help them to grow their business and their profits
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