To help feed truckers, food trucks allowed at four Connecticut rest areas

From Middletown Press.

Food trucks will now be permitted to set up in several rest areas along Connecticut highways, with the goal of feeding hungry truckers and other essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

The action is the result of an Executive Order issued by Governor Ned Lamont, lifting restrictions on commercial activity in highway rest areas.

The directive comes in the wake of recently suspended enforcement of federal prohibitions against the commercialization of rest areas nationwide, to free states to provide additional necessities.

“These truck drivers are keeping Connecticut moving and are providing critical necessities to and through our state during this national crisis. We need to make it as easy as possible to keep them fed around the clock,” DOT Commissioner Joseph J. Giulietti said in a release.

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