Love's awards diesel technicians and mechanics with $520,000 in bonuses

Employees earn bonuses for reaching milestones in billed repair labor

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 31, 2023Love's Travel Stops recently awarded 96 Truck Care and Speedco diesel technicians and mechanics more than $520,000 in lifetime achievement bonuses for reaching career milestones in billed repair labor. These recipients are the first to receive bonus payouts as part of a new incentive program tied to light mechanical repair work on commercial trucks. 

“This new incentive for our dedicated team members in our shops is like none other in the industry,” said Gary Price, executive vice president for Love’s. “At a time when there’s high demand for skilled diesel technicians and mechanics, our light mechanical bonuses will reward our employees for their hard work, help us attract and retain top talent and position us to provide even better service for America’s professional truck drivers.”

Diesel technicians and mechanics are eligible for their first lifetime achievement bonus when they achieve $500,000 in billed repair labor during their time at Love’s. The company awards the second bonus at the $1 million milestone. Employees who have completed the Diesel Technician Apprenticeship Program also are eligible to receive an annual productivity bonus tied to repair labor.

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Love’s has the largest over-the-road workforce of diesel technicians and mechanics, with 10 new Truck Care and Speedco locations opening in the past year. You can learn more about Truck Care and Speedco career opportunities at

About Love’s Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stops is the nation’s leading travel stop network with 639 Love’s locations in 42 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 40,000 people. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love’s has over 430 truck service centers, which include Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations. Love’s and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles available for customers. Love’s is committed to providing customers with “Clean Places, Friendly Faces” at every stop. To learn more, visit or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.