What are the top three things I should have in my cab?
We do not beat around the bush around here. The most common answer to â€śWhat are the top three things I should have in my cab?â€ť straight from thousands of truck drivers:
#3 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Yet, there seems to be a lot more to it than that. Some drivers like to keep it simple, just cash and their wife. Other drivers will not hit the road without their Xbox.
Check out these answers from our community of over 300,000 drivers. Their responses may surprise you.
â€śA good driver, good map and a good thermos flask.â€ť
â€śFire extinguisher, Reflective Triangles , First Aid kitâ€ť
â€śAtlas, flashlight,and logbookâ€¨â€ť
â€śAtlas. Flashlight. Clockâ€ť
â€śSeat,seat belts and a steering wheelâ€ť
-Thomas C. Kennedy
â€śHila Fire extinguishers, reflective triangles and fuses.â€ť
â€ś1. Cb (get it peaked and tweaked, the biggest one you can afford)
2. Tool kit (include duct tape, knife and bungees)
3. Glad hand sealsâ€ť
â€śGarmin 770. Freezer . Xbox one tv.â€ť
â€śA good atlas, extra pens, trash.â€ť
â€śA 10 BC Fire Extinguisher, 3 reflective triangles, and one spare fuse for each fuse that is in the truck of course!â€ť
â€śSanity, common sense, and integrity.â€™
â€śA CB, map and pen & paper.â€ť
â€śFingerless gloves, flip-flops and sweatpants.â€ť
â€śFire extinguisher, triangles and fuses.â€ť
â€śFlares, flashlight, CB.â€ť
â€śFlairs flashlight cooler.â€ť
â€śFire extinguisher. Flashlight. Road flares.â€ť
â€śFlashlight gloves tire thumper.â€ť
â€śSteering wheel, seat, shifter handle.â€ť
â€śDog. Satellite radio. Second dog.â€ť
â€śA thermos full of coffee, five grand in your wallet (cash) and your wife riding shotgun.â€ť
-Richard Arthur Locke
After a solid read through, you canâ€™t argue with the voice of hundreds of drivers. Funny enough, not one of the drivers said drinking water. Getting thirsty out there? Be sure to plan for your health and wellness. Always keep water and nutrious food with you on the road. Taking care of yourself is the most important part of driving.
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