Truck drivers spend countless hours in their cabs, so it is important that they are comfortable. Long hours can be uncomfortable so you’re probably wondering how you can make it comfortable. It is not impossible. With proper preparation you will be able to enjoy your time on the road.
Your sleeping space
It is hard for anyone to get comfortable at night to fall asleep, let alone truck drivers. Sleeping quarters in trucks aren’t always the comfiest so you might want to consider getting a nice mattress pad. Laying down on a bed that meets your needs will help you get a good nights rest so your next day on the road will be more enjoyable.
The Driver’s Seat
You spend a lot of time in the driver’s seat and we understand how hard it can be to make it comfy. We have some tips you can try. Try adding a seat cover with extra lumbar support. With the proper support you should start to feel better on those longer drives.
No one likes a hungry driver. Before you take the quick and easy option of fast-food, try eating some healthy options. It will make you feel better in the long run. Pack yourself some snacks such as trail mix or fruits to eat throughout the day. For meals you can have healthier sandwiches or jar some veggies and make a salad!
Sometimes all you need a little exercise to make you feel better. When you’re at the truck stop go for a little walk. Do a few jumping jacks or a few crunches in your bed. This can help re-energize you to finish your run. Getting exercise while on the road will go a long way.
Keep it Clean
Use seat-back organizers to organize cleaning supplies, flashlights, gloves and tools. Keep a well organized binder of all your important documents needed for a roadside inspection. Utilize mini crates to keep items from being shuffled around during a drive and they’ll help keep you organized. Keep a trash can readily available to collect and get rid of any trash. Make emptying that waste bin a priority so you will never have to worry about trash in your cab.
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