27 Perfect Gift Ideas for Truckers That Are Practical And Thoughtful

Truck on highway

Are you looking for the perfect gift idea for your trucker boyfriend/husband?

In this article, we have for you a list of 27 perfect gifts for truck divers that are not only thoughtful but also very practical. Your man will be able to put all of these gifts to good use in his truck. So let’s have a look.

1. Drive Safe Key Chain with Truck

Drive safe - keychain

This is a beautifully designed key chain with an equally beautiful message.

The best thing about this key chain (apart from the cute truck model) is that you can get it customized (get your boyfriend’s name written on the disc) at no additional cost.

You can also customize and add a card along with this gift at a small additional charge.

2. 5-Hour Energy Shot

5 hour energy drink

Driving for long hours requires one to be alert and this delicious energy drink helps you do just that. In addition to containing caffeine (no more than a premium coffee drink), it also contains vitamins and nutrients for that instant boost of energy.

The best part is that the bottles are small and portable and require no refrigeration making them perfect for carrying in a truck. Plus, this is sugar free and contains only 4 calories per bottle.

Each pack comes with 24 (1.93 fl oz per bottle) bottles.

3. Zippo Diesel Truck Lighter

Zippo diesel truck ligther

Lighters can be very handy on the road.

This Zippo all metal lighter comes with the image of a diesel truck on the front and is sure to appeal to any truck driver.

This lighter is windproof (so it can be used anywhere) and comes with the distinctive Zippo “click”. Plus, you can refill it and keep using it forever making it the perfect gift.

4. Comfy Semi-Truck Mattress

Semi truck mattress

A good sleep ensures that you are safe on the road. This is why a truck mattress can make for the perfect gift for a truck driver.

This mattress from ‘Mobile Innerspace’ is made from 5.5 inch Polyurethane Foam for that comfortable sleep. It is designed to fit perfectly in a semi truck.

5. Compression Socks (20-30 mmhg)

Compression socks

Driving for long hours can tire your legs out which can lead to muscle cramps, leg swelling, blood clots, soreness and fatigue. These compression socks can help prevent all that.

These socks offer graduate compression that helps improve circulation and prevent cramps, clots and swelling. These can be worn while driving and/or while relaxing/sleeping.

Plus these socks are made with moisture wicking fabric, that will help keep his skin nice and dry.

6. Anti-Glare Day/Night Sunglasses

Anti-glare day/night driving glasses

Driving long distances during the night or day can prove to be a challenge because of scattered light and glare from the sun or lights from on-coming vehicles.

These glasses help solve that problem. They have polarized lenses which helps reduce glare and increases clarity. These can be used both during the day and night.

The best part about these glasses is that they can be worn over your regular prescription glasses. That makes it super convenient.

7. Gel Infused Memory Form Seat Pad

Memory form driving seat pad

Driving requires sitting in the same position for long hours which can lead to a lot of lower and upper back issues.


This gel infused memory form seat pad comes with a special U shaped design that not only feels comfortable, but also helps straighten and correct your posture so you can avoid straining your muscles.

Comes with a zipper based cover for easy cleaning.

8. Magnetic LED Road Flares

LED light flares for trucks

These roadside flashing beacons are an absolute must in every truck driver’s toolbox as these can be super handy in-case of
breakdowns or other issues on the road.

This is a set of 3 beacons that emit a bright red light and have 9 flashing modes. They come with hooks so they can be hanged on a surface if needed.

These come packaged in a decent carry bag for easy and efficient storage.

9. American Truck Sound Alarm Clock

American truck alarm clock

This nicely designed truck alarm clock can make for the perfect novelty gift for a truck driver.

The alarm is a combination of lights and sound. The LED headlights flash, the truck starts, horn blows followed
by a voice that says, ‘Wake up’.

This clock is a little on the bigger side and not ideal to carry in the truck, but can still make for a great alarm for the bedroom.

10. Roadpro Seat Back Organizer

Roadpro Seat back organizer

This seat organizer from Roadpro is designed to hang easily on your seat’s headrest and comes with many pockets to suit a trucker’s needs.

Your man can easily store snacks, drinks, maps, tools, gloves and more in this well designed organizer making this a really good gift item for a trucker.

11. Igloo Iceless Thermoelectric Cooler for Trucks

Igloo portable thermoelectric cooler

A thermo-electric cooler is the best way to keep food cool on-board a truck. This is better option in comparison to an Ice Cooler which can get messy at times.

This cooler from Igloo cools without ice and gives plenty of storage room for food and drinks. It has a brush-less motor and fan that run quietly and an LED light to indicate
if the cooler is running.

Comes with an 8 feet long power cord that fits into any truck’s DC power outlet.

12. Translucent Pill Organizer Case

Pill organizer case

It’s easy to misplace your pills/supplements in a truck. That’s where a pill organizer case can help out.

This pill organizer case from ‘Tisky’ has 10 compartments (each with individual snap lids) which can be used to store pills, vitamins and supplements for easy access.

The snap lips are very tight and will keep the pills from getting crushed or mixed up.

This organizer is compact and is made from BPA free, food grade plastic making it safe for use.

13. Large Laundry Bag With Drawstring & Strap

Laundry bag with drawstring

This is large laundry bag (can hold around 45lbs) and can hold days of laundry easily making it perfect if you man needs to spend long days on the road.

He can easily fit in clothes, blankets, sheets, pillow cases, towels etc. into this bag. The fabric is of high quality which makes this bag very durable.

14. Solar Wireless Power Bank & Flashlight

Wireless solar power bank

This 10,000mAh wireless power bank can be charged by placing in on the dashboard (or anyplace where it can get sunlight) while on the road making it super convenient.

It can be used to charge any qi-enabled devices (or devices that support wireless charging).

This power bank also has a handy flashlight and compass making it the perfect truck driver’s gear.

16. Microfiber Cooling Towels

Microfiber cooling towels

These soft, lightweight cooling towels (comes in a set of 3) can be a great help when trucking long haul during hot summer days.

All you need to do is soak the towel in water, wring it to remove excess water, shake it a few times and you have a cool towel that you can wear around your neck or anywhere else to get instant cooling effect.

The cooling effect lasts for a long time and you can always shake the towel again to bring back the cooling.

These towels is made from absorbent microfiber and is safe for your skin.

Perfect to carry around in the truck during hot summer months.

17. Biodegradable Large Shower Wipes

Biodegradable wet wipes

Often times as truck drivers it becomes hard to take a shower when you need one. This is where these wipes can come in handy. They are larger in size (8″ x 12″) as opposed to normal baby wipes. Plus, they are thick and absorbent and hence better suited for cleaning. Because of the large size, you can clean your entire body using a wipe or two.

The best thing is that these wipes are biodegradable unlike baby wipes.
They are also unscented, pH balanced, hypoallergenic and alcohol free.

They come in a pack of 32.

18. Hydro Cell Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Hydro Cell Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

This high quality water bottle from Hydro Cell can keep his beverages hot or cold for many hours.

Hot beverages (water, tea, coffee etc.) stay hot for nearly 8 hours and cold beverages (ice, fizzy drinks etc.) stay cold for an entire day.

Plus this flask is vacuum sealed that ensures that the outer surface does not get hot or cold irrespective of the temperature of the liquid inside.

All these features makes this perfect for carrying in a truck.

19. Troika Key Holder with 6 Rings

Troika Key Holder with 6 Rings

Truck drivers often have to carry around a whole bunch of keys and there is a possibility of the keys being misplaced. This cool keyholder from Trokia is all you need to alleviate that problem.

This key-holder comes with 6 exchangeable keys and a carabiner which you can use to easily fasten this to hooks, belt loops or handles.

You can easily remove and reattach key links as per your requirments.

You can even buy colored chips additionally and attach them to your key links to help distinguish your keys.

20. Coleman Large Adult Sleeping bag

Coleman Cotton Sleeping Bag

This well made, large cotton sleeping bag (at 6 feet 5 inches) that comes with heat-locking flannel lining that will keep you warm even in the coldest days. This can be great for drivers who like to sleep with their truck turned off.

Plus, this is super convenient to pack away and use when required. So you save yourself the hassle of making your bed every day and you save on space too.

21. Portable Wireless Music Adapter for Car/Truck

Mpow Bluetooth adapter

This device allows you to wirelessly listen to music from your mobile phone on your car/truck.

You only need to pair this device with your phone once and use it anywhere you want. It has a 12 hour battery life and charges quickly.

The best part is that this device also allows you to take phone calls while driving as it has a built-in speaker.

Overall, a really cool gear for truck drivers who love their music.

23. Thermal Insulated Socks

Thermal insulated socks

These insulated socks (4.7 TOG rating) will keep his feet warm even in extremely low temperatures. This is perfect for truckers who drive in cooler regions.

In addition to the insulation, these socks are also extremely snug and comfy to wear. The material is gentle on the skin and will not cause irritation or itchiness.

Comes as a pack of 6.

24. HD Dashboard Camera with Sensor and Loop Recording

Dashboard Camera with Sensor and Loop Recording

Dash cams are a must these days and every trucker needs to have one.

This dash cam from Crosstour records HD quality videos using a 170 degree wide angle lens that are crystal clear even during night hours.
It supports loop recording so the videos get recorded continuously on the same SD card. If the card gets full, the older footage gets overwritten. It also comes with a motion detector that ensures that important footage is locked and does not get overwritten.

Overall, the perfect dash cam for a truck driver.

25. Gideon Electric 12v Lunch Box

Gideon Electric 12v Lunch Box

This electric lunch box is a must have in any truck as it allows you to enjoy hot home cooked meals at any time of the day irrespective of the temperature outside. Food gets heated in 20 to 30 minutes and you save yourself the hassle of using a microwave.

The lunch box is spacious, light weight and easy to clean. It comes with an insulated outer surface so it always remains cool to touch.

26. Natural Wood Beaded Seat Cover

Natural wood beaded seat cover

This beaded cushion helps improve circulation and help reduce aches and pains in your lower back and derriere which can happen after hours of sitting in the same place making this perfect for truck drivers.

This is a large sized cushion (at 17.7 x 17.7 inches) and will fit the seat of any truck prefectly.

27. Rechargeable Tens Unit Muscle Stimulator

Muscle stimulator

Truck drivers are bound to experience neck and shoulder pains as they are bounding around in a truck for many hours in a day.

This TENS unit device is perfect to give relief to and heal those aching muscles. It offers electrical nerve stimulation and comes with 16 programable modes/intensity.