Florida's Turnpike offers free coffee for drivers during Thanksgiving travel
For the weary travelers hitting the road this week for Thanksgiving, keep an eye out for free coffee on the drive.
The strong brew will be available at Shell Stations along the turnpike and in the lobbies of rest stops in Turkey Lake, Canoe Creek, Fort Drum, West Palm Beach, and Fort Pierce.
The complimentary pick-me-up will be offered during the following peak travel times:
- 11 p.m., Wednesday, November 27 to 6 a.m., Thursday, November 28
- 11 p.m., Sunday, December 1 to 6 a.m., Monday, December 2
Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE) urges drivers to take safety breaks to stay awake and alert while traveling. FTE also encourages holiday travelers and local commuters to schedule their travel plans around the normal rush hour periods on Friday and Monday mornings and afternoons from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.