Trucker Gift Ideas for OTR Drivers
When first beginning a truck driving job, it can be a little difficult to come up with everything you’d possibly need for your new career. But after spending a few weeks on the open road, many truck drivers start to remember things they forgot to pack or items that would make their job just a little bit easier. If you really want to get a beginning driver started with all the necessities, check out our gift ideas for new drivers.
Though job-related presents aren’t as exciting as big fancy electronics, they’re necessary for success as a professional truck driver. We’ve put together a list of the best work gifts for truck drivers that will help with the duties and requirements of being an OTR trucker.
Garmin dezl Trucker GPS
A trucker GPS makes getting from Point A to Point B a little bit easier and less stressful for OTR truckers.
BlueParrott Bluetooth Wireless Headset
By law, truckers aren’t allowed to use handheld devices on the road, but with a one-touch wireless Bluetooth, truckers can still keep in touch with loved ones while driving.
Pocket Truck Stop Guide
A truck stop guide is a must-have item for all OTR truckers. If your hours are drawing to a close, it’s crucial you know where the next place to stop is.
Apollo 39-Piece Tool Set
It may not be tomorrow, but there will come a day when you wish you had some tools. This 39 piece set covers all the basics and is a great place to start.
CAT Leather Work Gloves
With all the loading, unloading, tarping, and chaining truck drivers have to do day in and day out, a nice pair of work gloves is a must for the road.
Maglite Mini Flashlight
Professional truck drivers are required to do a pre-trip inspection every day. A mini flashlight comes in handy for those hard-to-see areas of the truck.
Coleman First Aid Kit
It’s always a good idea for a trucker to have a basic first aid kit handy, just in case. It’s just one of those things — better to have it and never need it, than not have it at all!
Apple iPhone 5
It’s hard to do much of anything these days without a smartphone, and this is especially true in trucking! With a variation of truck-specific apps, a smartphone is a great tool to have on the road.
A trucker must protect his/her feet. Carhartt makes some of the most durable work boots out there that are not only functional, but also comfortable. Pick up these work boots and thank us later.
Roadpro 12-Volt Heated Travel Blanket
Don’t miss the comforts of home — pick up a heated blanket to warm you up on those chilly winter nights in the truck.
Nike Men’s Swoosh Sandal
Don’t dare hit those truck stop showers without some shower shoes! Don’t want to catch any foot fungus in there. Pick up a nice pair of sandals to protect your feet in questionable truck stop showers.