The life of a long haul driver can be lonely, no doubt about it.
With a little bit of planning, you can enjoy your time on the road and get plenty of interaction with the people you love.
If you go on long hauls, you likely get one or two weeks of home time per month.
Planning for your time at home can make the hours spent on the road go much more quickly.
Even if you’re earning great money as a truck driver, lots of time apart can try any marriage.
You’ll likely cross paths with some of these people while on a long haul, giving you the chance to enjoy a meal and conversation.
With two drivers, you and your spouse can log more miles, take shorter breaks, and ultimately bring in more money while enjoying each other’s company.
Having someone else to watch the road can make your trip safer and help you avoid hazards.
Stronger connections on the road help you enjoy your time at home more.
You were probably drawn into trucking because of the opportunity to work alone without being surrounded by people, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t need companionship.