Even if you can’t physically be with your family every night, chatting to your kids before bed or texting with friends before falling asleep can make you feel much more social.

Another benefit of daily contact: you’ll make friends and family members happy.

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.

Whether it’s taking your kids to special events, spending quality time with your spouse, or going out with friends, you should have something to look forward to on every trip.

Use your driving time to think about what you want to accomplish at home and how you want to spend your time.

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.

Loneliness is a major problem for lots of truck drivers—just take a look at posts on trucking forums.

If you’re new to the trucking industry or just starting to deal with loneliness on the road in your career, here are some tips to learn how to enjoy your time alone and stop feeling isolated.

There’s a lot to like about the trucking industry—the money, not being stuck behind a desk, working on your own, and the opportunity to become an owner-operator, to name a few benefits.

But like all jobs, with the benefits of truck driving, you also have to deal with the downsides of this industry.

I've been dating my boyfriend for 6 years he's been a truckdriver for 5 of those years. When he comes off the road he turns his cell phone off immediately, and only turns it back on when ever he leaves our house. so I met this guy, and we have been talking for about a month, and we really like each other.