Semi Truck Gifts


Suggested title: Three Great Gifts Ideas for Semi Truck Drivers

Driving a semi truck can be at times rewarding, challenging, and even dull. The right semi truck gifts are both useful and personalized for the receiver. Step away from air fresheners and coolers: here are a few thoughtful and creative semi truck gifts to brighten a driver’s day.

A Shower Kit

You can get pre-stocked shower kits from stores or Amazon. These can be hung up and contain everything your semi truck driver needs to get clean and comfortable. For a more personalized touch, get an empty zip-up caddy and fill it with their favorite products. Some of these may be impossible to track down while on the road. Stumped? A few ideas include:

  • Electric shaver and replacement cartridges
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss
  • Travel sized shampoo and conditioner
  • Body wash or soap
  • Body lotion
  • Waterproof shower shoes
  • A bathrobe personalized with their name


Semi truck drivers rely on music, talk shows, and audiobooks to liven up long stretches on the road. A subscription will let them download great books by their favorite narrators. Some popular services include:

Audible: An audiobook giant with something in every genre. However, it can be hard to find gems among so many options. It’s also relatively expensive if they to several books per month.

Kobo Audiobooks: A smaller selection than Audible, but subscription prices are lower and the store has a cozy, small book shop feel.

Google Audiobooks: Unlike the other two, this is a pay-as-you-go service. It is more affordable for people who are infrequent book listeners.

A Good Night’s Sleep

Okay, you can’t actually buy them a restful night. However, some gifts can help them get great shuteyewhen they’re sleeping in their semi truck. Start with the foundation of rest: a quality mattress. Look for mattresses sized to fit the sleeper bunk. Some reliable brands include Bostrum + Serta, InnerSpace, and Somnum.

These mattresses are typically made of high density foam. They come shipped in a compressed state. Resist the urge to check out the mattress. As soon as you open the bag, it will expand to its full size!

Here are some features to consider:

How thick is the mattress? Does the driver you’re buying for prefer a softer or firmer bed?

Is it reversible? Reversible mattresses can be flipped to a fresh side, but some drivers find that too much trouble.

What kind of warranty is offered? What about a money back guarantee?

Are any accessories offered? Some sleeper bunk mattresses come with a foam topper.

While you’re at it, consider buying a quality sheet set, pillow, or blanket. These can help create a great night’s sleep.