Christmas is approaching quickly, and if you’re stuck wondering what would make the best gift for the truck driver in your life – we’ve got you covered. Finding that perfect gift for your favorite truck driver can be tricky, so we’ve compiled a list of both impractical and practical gifts for you to give to that special trucker in your life. The price list for these gifts range everywhere from stocking stuffers to big rig prices – so be sure you click on the link if you are curious to see the price.
Drivers, let us know if you have something on your Christmas wish list that we didn’t include.
1. Sirius XM Satilite Radio
This stereo comes with three months free XM Satellite Radio and a free vehicle kit. Now your trucker will be able to listen to the @TalkCDL podcasts on his long drive.
List Price: $99.99
$48.46 (54% off)
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2. Snack baskets are another great gift idea and it comes straight from the heart. Show your driver you really care by giving him/her a basket full of snacks. This snack basket has all kinds of awesome snacks for your trucker from cookies to crackers and everything in between. You can even add a truck stop or restaurant gift cards!
3. Polarized Sunglasses
No one wants to drive down the road with the sun blasting in their eyes. Especially not truck drivers who are on the road for 11 hours a day. If you get the driver in your life a pair of polarized sunglasses, they will turn into a practical gift he/she will have on all day long.
4. Personalized Engraved Leather Sunglass Case
If your looking for a little extra something to give to your trucker along with a good pair of sunglasses, this awesome semi-truck sunglasses case is a very thoughtful addition. It is a good quality leather and you even have the option to customize it.
5. Victorinox Swiss Army Tinker Pocket Knife
Any trucker would love getting gifted this all purpose utility tool. The swiss army knife has saved my husband many times on his long haul drives. He opens up packages with it, the knife and scissors are so sharp! It comes in all kinds of colors and designs plus it’s lightweight and can be hooked onto his belt or keys.
List Price: $31.00
$21.99 (29% off)
6. Leatherman – Stainless Steel Multi-tool
In addition to the Swiss Army knife, a Leatherman tool is another all purpose tool your trucker won’t want to leave home without. This all in one contraption has 17 useful tools in one small handheld size.
List Price: $57.99
$38.95 (32% off)
7. 12 Volt Locking Mini Fridge
This mini fridge comes fully equipped with enough space to hold drinks, fruit, and leftovers. If your truck driver hasn’t already invested in a good mini fridge, this is the one to have. The investment will last for a very long time. This mini fridge even has a lock on it, so your driver won’t have to worry about the door swinging open while driving.
List Price: $299.00
$259.00 (13% off)
8. Box of Slim Jims (100 Count)
Snacks are such an easy, convenient, and thoughtful gift. If your trucker loves beef jerky, he will surely appreciate this big ole’ box of Slim Jim jerky.
List Price: $30.91
$25.16 (18% off)
9. Purple Pillow Supportive Seat Cushion
Listen to me, and hear me people – this is a MUST HAVE for every long-haul truck driver. They spend a lot of time on the road and need this support. This purple seat cushion might not look like much, but it’s benefits are made specifically for driver comfort. It does an amazing job at relieving back pain because it can support your driver’s back, without putting any pressure on their hips. And a huge plus with this cushion is it’s “free air flow and temperature control” – which means no swamp butt! Yay!
List Price: $12,000
$99.00 (99% off)
10. Dual 1 Quart Slow Cooker
A slow cooker makes a great gift for any truck driving man or woman. It makes it so simple to cook food while on the road. This slow cooker can make two meals at one time if only feeding 1-2 people. To make this gift extra special, you can print off a couple slow cooker recipes to make it easy for your truck driver to have their own home cooked meal away from home.
List Price: $39.77
$29.58 (25% off)
11. Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle
Get him a Stanley Thermos and some canned soup. He can warm his soup up in the slow cooker, and keep it warm and close by in this heavy duty thermos.
List Price: $40.00
12. No Lot Lizards Magnet
This gift will have your favorite trucker rolling! If he has a good sense of humor, he will definitely appreciate this hilarious truck magnet.
List Price: $12.00
$4.75 (60% off)
13. 24” 720p LED TV
When there’s downtime, watching TV is a great way to kill time. This 24″ TV has great high definition, runs in 720p and is the perfect size to fit in the cab.
List Price: $299.99
14. Sony DVD Player
If your trucker doesn’t have a way to pick up regular local television shows he/she is going to need a DVD player. A great gift for the truck driver in your life would be to bundle together the TV and a DVD player and some DVD’s! They will certainly be thankful for the entertainment.
List Price: $44.99
$37.92 (15% off)
To top of your ultimate entertainment gift for your trucker, why not throw in a couple awesome trucking DVD’s. We recommend Sylvester Stallone’s Over the Top or Smokey and the Bandit if you’re going for classics.
List Price: $14.97
$9.96 (33% off)
16. A CB Radio
This CB radio is a fantastic gift for any truck driver. It has 7 LED light up screens to choose from, an easy to read display, and its equipped with the NOAA weather channels to access weather alerts and emergencies 24 hours a day.
List Price: $179.00
$120.98 (32% off)
17. Portable Keurig Coffee Brewer
If your truck driver loves coffee, this pint-sized coffee maker is an ideal electronic to have in the cab. It conveniently makes one cup of coffee, it’s fast, it’s easy, it’s awesome.
List Price: $99.99
$98.99 (1% off)
If you want to make your Keurig gift an extra special trucking gift, you can gift him a month’s supply of Kcups. They’re also a great gift if he’s already got a Keurig machine!
List Price: $45.99
$34.45 (24% off)
19. Best Truckin’ Dad Ever Mug
You will be sure to make your trucker smile with this awesome coffee mug. To really drive home the love, you can create a gift package with the Keurig, the Kcups, and the mug!
20. Shower Kit
Something so simple and still so thoughtful and practical! This shower bag has got metal zippers and will last much longer than the cheap ones made from plastic. You can fill it up with 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioner, bars of soap, a hair brush, a toothbrush and toothpaste, deodorant, and a new pair of sandals.
List Price: $29.95
$19.99 (33% off)
21. A New Truck Mattress
This trucking gift is a bit of an investment – but it is well worth it. If your trucker hasn’t already invested in a good trucking mattress, he will be the most grateful to you for this trucking gift. Because if there is one thing your driver is going to look forward to after being on the road for a long period of time, it’s going to be that bed.
List Price: $319.95
$146.17 (54% off)
22. A Guardian Angel Visor Clip
A guardian angel visor clip will let your favorite trucker know that you are at home thinking about them all the time. This is a thoughtful gift that would come straight from the heart.
List Price: $14.99
$9.99 (33% off)
23. Bluetooth Headset
After testing many headsets, the biggest problem is not being able to hear others while driving a loud truck. This headset does not have that problem. The BlueParrot B450-XT Noise Cancelling headset gives crystal clear audio on both sides of the line. It also has a great battery life.