The most heartwarming posts from truckers on Reddit

There is no shortage of disheartening and negative content on the internet. But with over 100k members on Reddit’s r/Truckers message board, drivers have shared plenty of uplifting messages and stories that may restore your faith in humanity. Here are some of the best posts from CDL-A truck drivers:

Reddit user /LordMackie got a nice holiday surprise from a stranger in 2019:
“A stranger knocked on my door and gave me a homemade Thanksgiving dinner last night and saved me from eating truckstop pizza for dinner. Thank you, it truly means a lot.”

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User /BiggHass18 posted this darling photo of their niece, checking out the rig:
“My niece had to do a report over winter break on a family member’s career she might like to have. She chose to come out with me on a run tonight. Super proud moment.”

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One truck driver got a rare compliment from a four-wheeler:
“Got this little message today, common courtesy goes along way.”

It must run in the family, user /Dorithoe shared a special moment with his dad:
“Two generations of truckers, and their respective trucks. I love my Dad.”

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Driver Jim March picked up a different type of four-legged friend while on the road:
“Had a temporary passenger this weekend. Turned him loose where there was a LOT less traffic than the road he was in the middle of…”

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One Reddit user had some kind words of wisdom for the CDL rookies:
“For all you new guys who don’t know how to back yet…”

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User /-life_starts_now- took time to do a good deed and clean up litter on their route:
“Got tired of being disgusted by other drivers being slobs and decided to do something about it. Be the change that you want to see in the world.”

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