26 Gifts For Truck Drivers To Make the Road Feel Like Home

Updated on March 30, 2022 Updated on Mar 30, 2022
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    The best gift idea for your favorite trucker needs to be both practical and thoughtful. You want to make their lives on the road easier and a little more comfortable. Since truckers spend a lot of time away from home, they need to carry all the essentials. We found some great gift ideas for the trucker in your life.

  1. A Comfy Seat Cushion
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    The orthopedic tailbone cushion helps by aligning the spine for healthy posture. The ergonomic seat cushion helps to relieve sciatic nerve, lumbar or lower back pain, or pressure sores. Unlike other cushions, the seat pillow supports good blood circulation—the perfect gift for anyone who is driving long distances in the big rig.

  3. Front Seat Organizer
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    You know how hard it is to keep your car organized and clean. Finding the right place for your accessories in the car is never an easy task when you are on the road. The problem with standard automobile storage space is that it’s tailor-made for big items and is spread over the entire vehicle in a way that makes easy access almost impossible. With Tidify’s front seat multi-pocket organizer, you can access everything you need in one organized place and avoid having to repeatedly search for missing items on the floor, center console, or in the glove compartment.

  5. Memory Foam Mattress
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    This practical trucker gift will give them better sleep no matter where they are. When they are on the road, they need a comfy place to rest their head. Sleep ready in seconds, unclip and roll-out, much more convenient than an air mattress. The quality memory foam provides superior overall comfort & support. The Hypoallergenic cover blocks dust mites, allergens, bacteria, mold & mildew and gives you the soft & dry feel of breathable cotton terry—an awesome gift for any truck driver.

  7. Emergency Urinal 
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    The emergency urinal is a great gadget to provide endless convenience to those who have urine but nowhere to find a toilet. Unlike most in the market, this urinal applies sturdy plastics as the body making it durable even with repeated use. It takes into consideration the special physiological structure of ladies and the lid cover adopts a natural camber design which effectively prevents side leakage. 

  9. Dash Cam
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    Dash cams are handy devices to have when trucking with all the crazy stuff your driver might run into on the road. They can provide compelling evidence during a dispute as well as monitor safe driving habits.

  11. Quick Dry Towels
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    This travel towel packs 4 times smaller than a regular terrycloth towel of the same size – Each size comes with a hanging loop – The elastic band makes folding super easy – Compact mesh carrying bag – Pack easily and save space for other vital items. A practical gift and perfect for being on the road.

  13. An Electric Heated Blanket
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    Made with high-quality flannel and sherpa, this electric heating blanket offers softness and warmth. It allows them to stay warm and cozy when they are on the road. This heated throw blanket can perfectly cover your full body and provides consistent and comfortable warmth for full-body relief, ideal for relaxing, reading, napping, and more. Fast heating in seconds, easy, convenient control on heat setting of 3 levels with the corded controller, it’s machine washable. 

  15. Snack Basket
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    It can be a long-haul drive between truck stops, so they will need to keep some snacks in the truck. Catered Cravings offers several gift options: Sweet and Salty or multiple Healthy Snack Care Packages in large and small sizes. Includes a 6-quart Re-usable Snack Bin carefully packed full of the best and most loved snacks on the market. Each bin will be shrink-wrapped for safe travels.

  17. Tactical Wallet
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    The T01 Tactical Wallet was designed for the outdoor enthusiast that loves to keep things clean and needs to have tools easily accessible. There is over 14 functions built-in. The Dango Multi-Tool slides into the cavity where the cards sit. When engaged, the multi-tool can nest securely into the safety locks built into the wallet chassis- allowing for easy sawing, cutting, and protection—a great gift for your favorite truck driver.

  19. Leather Work Gloves
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    When you’re hard at work, Wells Lamont 1132 full leather work gloves keep your hands comfortable and protected. Each glove is made of high-quality grain cowhide, giving you the superior abrasion and puncture resistance you need to get the job done. The adjustable wrist allows you to find the perfect fit while keeping dirt and debris out of your gloves. In addition, their reinforced leather patch on the palm provides extra grip & durability to this ‘jack-of-all-trades’ work glove.

  21. Oakley Sun Glasses 
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    Taking its design cues from Gascan, the Oakley Fuel Cell is a larger version of the Gascan. It features a wraparound style and extended lens width that will give you peripheral coverage while maximizing your field of view. Each pair of Fuel Cell sunglasses sport Oakley’s famous Plutonite lenses that block 100% of all UVA, UVB, UVC, and harmful blue light up to 400mm and feature a stress-resistant lightweight O Matter frame perfect for wearing all day.

  23. Yeti Cooler
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    YETI Tundra coolers are the stuff of legends. They’re built for whatever Mother Nature throws their way, which is surprisingly a long list of hazardous creatures and weather patterns. But no sweat — these outdoor coolers are more than up for the challenge. Your YETI Tundra is ready for any and every outdoor adventure from the backcountry to the BBQ get-together.

  25. Keychain
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    Give your trucker a little piece of you to carry with him everywhere he goes. This keychain has a great saying – May all the roads lead you back home to me. We use plated brass with soft enamel for a skin-safe, rust-free finish. In addition, the back of this key chain is sandblasted for extra durability—a truly unique gift for fathers day.

  27. Black Out Sleep Mask
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    They will have to get sleep whenever they can get it. Adjustable eye cups mold perfectly to your face to block 100% of light. True blackout unlocks maximum deep sleep in ANY environment & any position. Fully adjustable, extra-deep eyecups allow you to blink like you’re not wearing a sleeping mask.

  29. Bluetooth Headset
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    This hands-free headset features a dual-mic noise-canceling technology that works together to provide crystal clear audio and a natural sound to reduce disruptive background noise and wind while driving, traffic, or crowds- especially outdoors. It is illegal for a driver to operate a hand-held cell phone while operating the commercial vehicle, so connecting a headset to their cell phone will keep them connected with their loved ones.

  31. Gerber Multitool
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    With its industrial strength, easy handling, and super versatility, the Needlenose Multi-Plier offers everything you need to tackle tough tasks and tricky problems. It showcases a robust design with 12 stainless steel tools that are larger and more durable than average, along with Gerber’s patented Saf.T.Plus component locking system and the convenience of quick, wrist-flick deployment. A great stocking stuffer idea for any trucker.

  33. Lockbox
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    The SnapSafe Lock Box provides secure storage for handguns and other valuables at home, on a nightstand, in the car, or when traveling. The included heavy steel cable secures the Lock Box to any stationary object. 

  35. Yeti Stainless Steel Insulated Coffee Mug with Lid
  36. gifts-for-father-in-law-mugThe YETI Rambler family is tough as hell and will keep your drinks as cold (or hot) as science allows. With 18/8 stainless steel construction, double-wall vacuum insulation, and No Sweat Design, they’re perfect for the deer lease, cleaning table, or just the downtime in between your outdoor exploring. Find the Rambler Tumbler, Bottle, Colster, or Jug that’s right for your next adventure. Pair this with his favorite coffee for a great Christmas gift set.

  37. Yeti Lunch Tote
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    The Daytrip Lunch Bag takes soggy sandwiches and lukewarm drinks off¬ the menu so you can pack a meal you’ll actually look forward to. And yes, it’s food safe from fruit to subs – it’s all safe to store. A lightweight, closed-cell foam flexibly folds over while offering superior temperature-holding power.

  39. 120 Piece First Aid Kit
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    At only 9 inches wide and weighing 1.2 pounds, the Swiss Safe First Aid Kit fits perfectly under your sink, closet, car glove box, office desk, or backpack. Intelligently organized with all essential first aid items for the most common emergencies. Perfect for traveling, home, office, outdoors, and emergency preparedness. Includes a comprehensive 18-page first aid guide to help you correctly administer first aid in a wide range of emergencies.

  41. Audible Membership
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    The perfect truck driver gift! Audible is the world’s largest seller and producer of audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, enriching the lives of millions of listeners every day. With their customer-centric approach to technological innovation and superior programming, Audible has reinvented a media category and is the driving force behind today’s audio entertainment revolution. 

  43. Trucker T-Shirt
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    Every trucker needs a comfortable and funny shirt like this that they will be happy to wear for the long hours truck driving brings. It comes in men’s and women’s cuts plus is offered in a variety of colors. This will be sure to make the gift guide for birthday gifts or any occasion. 

  45. Electric Food Warmer
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    One way to help keep your favorite trucker drive safe is by helping them to eat healthy home-cooked meals with this amazing food warmer. It plus right into a 12-volt outlet and heats the meal in 20 minutes. This is perfect since you can’t just take a slow cooker on the road! Also, it comes with a beautiful insulated bag, fork, spoon, and removable plastic container for fruits or snacks.

  47. Car Tray Table
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    A semi-truck may not have a great space to enjoy a meal comfortably but that will change with this tray table. You place the base in the cup holder and the adjustable arm can be moved to enjoy a meal and watch a show on a cell phone. You can even include a gift card for them to grab lunch on their way home to see you! 

  49. Toiletry Bag
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    A beautifully designed buffalo leather toiletry bag is the perfect item for anyone that is trucking long distances. They will truly appreciate how this bag helps them to stay organized and clean up quickly so they can get rest before their next long day truckin. 

  51. Headlamp Beanie
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    Instead of the typical trucker hat grab this beanie with a headlamp for your loved one. This beanie will keep them warm and be helpful if they need to take a look at something late at night.