As professional truck drivers, there are some things that vary from person to person, like our routes, trailer types, or tenure in the industry, just to name a few. When you peel back the layers, however, we find that many of our lived experiences end up being pretty similar. Here are five Tweets that any truck driver will relate to.
- The work is never done.
One of the problems with being a truck driver even if you are “finished” with work for the day so are you never really finish with work as there is always something happening or someone calling 😂😂
— Mirivargus (@mirivargus) May 16, 2022
- We’re on the move. Like, a lot.
— Susie Matlock (@MatlockSusie) May 14, 2022
- Fuel island etiquette isn’t what it used to be.
Super Truckers be like “I know a place” then they park in the fuel island and go take a shower.
— Bambino (@MBabak911) June 28, 2020
- Sometimes it seems that the traffic will never end.
— Trucking With Lerone (@TruckerLerone) May 15, 2022
- But at the end of the day, it’s all worth it for moments like this.
just drove the van past a schoolyard and the kids ran to the fence to do the “trucker salute” (pull-down-fist gesture). I honked and they cheered. feels incredible.
— PILE (@pilemusic) March 21, 2022
Written by Truck Drivers U.S.A.