Trucking services, also known as vehicle services, are for trucks.
Trucker services, also known as driver services, are for truckers.
What driver services do professional truck drivers need, want and use?
One of the pages under this section deals with how your actions — or the lack thereof — as a professional truck driver can affect your personal auto insurance rates.
Find out the reason why and what you can do about it.
Over time, we’ll explore some other services available, including these:
- accounting services for owner operators;
- what to look at if you become”homeless” by living in your truck full-time;
- hotels for truckers;;
- hotel truck parking;
- haircut services at truck stops and travel centers;
- shoe shine services at truck stops and travel centers;
- using a laundromat for doing laundry;
- self-storage tips;
- trucker apps;
- trucker attorney qualifications;
- trucker legal help;
- truckers software; and
- in-truck USB adapter tips.
Other Trucker Services
We cover telecommunications and telephone services separately.
A guest column addressed the permissions on the DAT Trucker App.
If you’re planning to keep a home and yet be away for long periods of time, we provide some thoughts about protecting yourself while engaging someone to do house sitting.
Some of the services that professional drivers use can be used by anyone, such as truckstop fax services. Other services are specialized for commercial drivers.
The availability of services for truckers is comprehensively summarized in the National Truck Stop Directory.
It has a comprehensive overview of all truck stops in the USA. When we drove OTR or regionally, we referred to our copy of this publication often.
Other Items We List Under Trucker Services
(possibly because they may not fit anywhere else on our site)
We address the costs associated with staging a trucker protest, saving money on Internet on the road and the potential problems associated with geotagging your location on social media for all the world to see.
If you’re in the habit of backing up your laptop files on USB flash drives, you may or may not be aware that they can be damaged, and we address possible repairs.
We have compiled a list of Trucking Shows Tips For Exhibitors, Truck Drivers to Save Money.
Also, we address truckers software, the cost of upgrades and alternatives.
Additional Resources Regarding Trucker Services
Some of these resources have been provided by others.
- Becoming Homeless
- Becoming Homeless 2
- Deduct wages
- Is free dry really free?
- Laundry service
- Lost wallet, lost CDL
- Professional development
- Read the scenic attraction Red or Green print on your Rand McNalley Map
- Truckers Savings App
We encourage you to evaluate your choices and be a wise steward.
For example, assuming that you wear shoes that require a polish from time to time, how much money could you save by polishing your own shoes instead of having someone else do it for you?