Ways to Avoid Loneliness on the Road

Being out on the road for weeks at a time takes its toll. Truckers all over the country suffer from loneliness while working. Here are ways you can combat being lonely while trucking.

  1. Invest in a good cell phone program.
  2. Audio or video call friends and relatives.
  3. Truck with a cat or dog.
  4. Bring a friend or relative along for a ride or two.
  5. Use your CB radio to chat with other truckers.
  6. Listen to podcasts or audiobooks.
  7. Make friends with truckers on similar routes as you.
  8. Stay active on social networks.
  9. Meet up with friends with homes on your route.
  10. Chat with people sitting at the bar or diner.