Trucking Lifestyle

Trucking Movies

17 Truck Driver Movies (Some Good, Some Not So Much)

If you’re a fan of trucking and a fan of movies what can be better than combining the two. Over the decades there have been some great trucking movies made and a few that are lacking but at least they have trucks in them. Here is a list of 17 movies that have a focus…

Trucker Back Pain

5 Things That Truckers Use For Back Support

Long-haul trucking has its perks but sitting in a seat all day, no matter how soft and cushioned, takes a toll on your back. Then there’s the unloading and loading prior to and following the long trip. So what do truckers prefer and need for back support? There are a few things that truckers can…

Trucker Eating

10 Things That Truckers Use For Cooking

Trucking life can be a lonely life and few things spice a lonely evening up better than some good cooking. In a lot of ways, long-haul trucking is similar to camping, with what is essentially a teardrop camper built-in behind the cab, and a limitless number of ideas on what to cook with.  That’s not…

Truckstop Parking

10 Tips For Truck Stop Etiquette

A Truck Driver will find that he or she will spend a fair amount of time in truck stops. Whether it be for fueling, sleeping, or getting a bite to eat. Believe it or not there are some unwritten rules of the truck stop that will yours and other’s time there much more pleasant. Here…

Truck Stop Fueling

How To Get Free Showers At Truck Stops? (Best Places List)

While spending most of their time on the road, truck drivers cannot shower that often unless they are willing to pay for the service at a truck stop or at a hotel. Having to pay every day to shower can quickly rack up a large bill, so is there a way to get free showers…

Sleeper Cab Trucks

Do Truck Drivers Sleep In Their Trucks? (Where Do They Sleep)

There are always so many truck drivers on the road traveling long distances and hauling heavy cargo. You begin to wonder if it’s long-distance travel they can’t just drive the whole way, so do truck drivers sleep in their trucks? They must sleep somewhere, so where do they sleep? Most over-the-road truck drivers sleep in…

Flatbed Trucking

Is Flatbed Trucking Hard? | Is It Worth It?

Not every road-ready individual can be a trucker. Flatbed trucking transportation requires expertise that can only come from years behind the wheel and creating an intimate connection between yourself and the 40 tons of machinery you operate on the road. Flatbed truck driving is known to be one of the most challenging types of truck…

Having A Beer

Can Truck Drivers Drink Off Duty? | Find Out! (Must Read)

Alcohol is a famous pastime for many people who enjoy relaxing after a hard day of work. Stats show that more than 80% of people above the age of 18 in the United States have consumed alcohol at one time in their lives. But, what happens if you are responsible for transporting important cargo and…

Getting Tattoo

Can Truck Drivers Have Tattoos? (Company Rules)

Tattoos have long been associated with felons or undesirable members of society in Western culture. There has been a mind shift regarding the acceptance of tattoos in the workplace and in society in general. Does this shift apply to drivers in the trucking industry? In the United States of America, most trucking companies allow their…