8 Tips To Find The Best Trucker’s Friend On The Road

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Truck drivers are known to be attracted to flexibility, but still from time to time they do have need from a trucker’s friend on the road.

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Therefore, truck drivers are following different routines than rest of the people, and on the other hand that makes them more precautious. Although truck drivers have increased sense of precaution, that doesn’t mean that they won’t find themselves in unexpected and unwanted situations.

Henceforth, this article is designed to bring closer to truck drivers all optional solutions and potential best trucker’s friend on the road.

Let’s have a look!

1. Truck Stops

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Truck Stops in USA have originated back in the 1940s , and since then they are representing a reliable source of diesel fuel. Therefore, lately truck stops have become much more to truck drivers than just simple places for re-fueling.

Henceforth, if we compare the truck stops from few decades ago with the upgraded truck stops that we have nowadays, we can see that the truck stops nowadays are offering a lot more useful amenities for truck drivers.

Moreover the smaller truck stops usually have:

  • Parking Areas;
  • Fueling Stations;
  • Dinner Restaurants;

On the other hand larger truck stops have:

  • Fueling Stations;
  • Restaurants;
  • Full Service Maintenance Facilities for Heavy Trucks;
  • Motels;

All in all, most truck drivers would say that truck stops are their best trucker friend on the road.

2. Truck Tools

Leading a lifestyle as a truck driver can be adventurous from time to time, but also it can bring unwanted situations, therefore in order for you as a truck driver to be prepared for every kind of situation that might come your way you will have to equip your truck with the following essential truck tools:

  • Spanners;
  • Vice-Grip Locking Pliers;
  • Screwdrivers;
  • Tyre Pump;
  • Mallet;
  • Spare Parts;
  • Utility Knife;
  • Breaker Bar;
  • Good Pliers;

These are the most essential and useful trucker tools that can bring you out from every unexpected situation.

3. Fuel Optimizer

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We are well aware that the fuel expenses represent the biggest concern for the people that are operating in the trucking industry. Thereupon, the skyrocketing fuel prices having brought unexpected cost for trucking companies lately, and the development of the Fuel Optimizer was inevitable.

Fueloyal is Innovative Fuel Management Company which is known to be introducing and providing the most valuable and effective solutions for the trucking industry, and in that direction Fueloyal has developed and integrated a Fuel Optimizer.

The Fuel Optimizer that has been developed by Fueloyal is in fact designed to meet the needs of the trucking companies, including the owner operators. Each trucking company is looking for ways and means to save money and to reduce their additional costs.

Thereupon, the fuel optimization tools have proved to be providing the best fuel optimization programs, that help the trucking companies to lower the fuel costs by directing their truck drivers to the closest truck stops with the lowest fuel price.

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Fuel prices do fluctuate a lot these days, and it is not easy to predict when the price of the fuel is going to go up or down, but in order for you to prevent your truck drivers to go and do the fueling in the cheapest truck stops-you can simply get yourself a fuel optimizer that will be of your great help in this kind of situations.

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The Fuel Optimization Tool is enabling truckers to identify the fuel differences, and by that to direct themselves to the fuel stops with the lower prices.

4. Survival Tools

Being a truck driver, and leading that unique kind of lifestyle is not always easy, truck drivers spend more than 57 % of the time on the roads. Being on the road for a long time can bring unpredictable situations and therefore every truck driver should be prepared with survival tools or more commonly known among truck drivers as trucker’s friend.

 

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The essential tools that each truck driver should bring with him comprise:

  • Jumper Cables– The recommended length of a jumper cable is 16 feet, it is the most ideal for every situation that may occur;
  • Flashlight-There are many models and versions of flashlights on the market among which the best ones for truck drivers are the incandescent and LED;
  • Tire Iron– The tire iron and the jack are also two more essential items that will be of a great help for truck drivers if they find themselves in the situation of having a flat tire;
  • Spare Tire;
  • Fire Extinguisher-The fire extinguishers come in four classes: Class A- Ordinary Combustibles, Class B- Flammable and Combustible Liquids, Class C-Energized Electrical Equipment and Battery Powered Equipment, Class D- Combustible Metals. It would be ideal for truck drivers to carry with them both type ABC and type BC fire extinguisher;
  • Emergency Signaling Device;
  • Rescue Tool-Dual purpose tools help into breaking glass, as well as cutting seat belt webbing, and therefore this trucking tool would help into unwanted situations such as accidents;
  • Extra Clothing;
  • Extra food and drinks;
  • Multi-tool knife-I find this tool to be really helpful because in situations when you need some tool that you haven’t brought with you- this multi-tool can replace it.;
  • Blanket;

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In addition there are also other survival tools/technology tools that might be of a great use to the modern truck driver, and can serve them as a trucker’s friend on the road:

 

5. Truck Stop Amenities Guide

Truck stop amenities are of a great importance, only truck drivers can understand the significance of these amenities. Fortunately, nowadays there are a lot of truck amenities that can make the life of truck drivers easier.

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 Firstly, to start with the parking lots- since Class 8 trucks are 18 wheelers it is not that easy for the truck drivers to find the perfect parking space. Yet there are some truck stops that offer hundreds of parking spaces, and that saves a lot of time for truck drivers.

Moreover, there are also other amenities that can be found on truck stops, such as:

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