Each year truck drivers travel millions of miles hauling our nations goods. Reports show that in 2018 alone, the trucking industry carried over 70% of the tonnage carried by all forms of freight transportation in the United States. Trucking is a grueling profession with the long hours, expert knowledge of driving a big rig, and the long time away from home. But if you ask a trucker, many will say it’s a rewarding experience. We’ve collected a variety of quotes that can be a pick me up on the road or any days working your business. Enjoy!
-“The road of life twists and turns and no directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination.”
— Don Williams Jr.
-“You’ve got to dream a little bit if you’re going to get somewhere.”
— George P. Shutlz
-“I’ve been on every interstate highway in the lower forty-eight states by now, and I never get tired of the view.”
— Steve Earle
-“There is no situation like the open road, and seeing things completely afresh.”
— James Salter
-“I have promises to keep and miles to go before I asleep…”
— Robert Frost
-“You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow straight ahead.”
— George Lucas
-“If you feel your journey on the opinions of others, you are going to run out of gas.”
— Steve Maraboli
-“You got to stop thinkin’ so negative son, we ain’t not never made it yet have we?”
— Bandit, “Smokey and the Bandit”
Thank you for your service truckers!
One final bonus post to always keep in mind: