Organizational hacks every truck driver needs to know

For some, finding the best way to organize your truck can seem like an impossible task. A cramped space paired with a busy lifestyle tends to mean a messy semi. Your truck is your home while out on the road, and should be treated like one too.

Having a clean, well-organized truck can help you stay comfortable after a long day of driving. It doesn't take much time or effort to incorporate a few tricks to help improve your organization. Here are a few hacks we've found that might make life a little easier on your next drive.

  1. Clickable lights

These self adhesive lights are perfect to put anywhere in your truck.

They turn on with a simple tap. Put them inside cabinets or above your bed for added light.

2. Hooks/Velcro One of the easiest ways to keep your truck from feeling cramped is to utilize wall space. Self adhesive hooks and velcro can be placed just about anywhere creating a place for items previously cluttering your truck.

Velcro is especially useful for attaching containers or bins to a surface in your truck. This creates more storage and ensures it's not going anywhere on a bumpy road. Try using Velcro to attach a file box to the back of your drivers seat- its a great place to store important info and papers for easy access.

3. Hand Held Vacuum A hand held vacuum is a necessity especially if you bring a pet out on the road with you. You'd be surprised how much of a difference a quick vacuum can do in terms of the overall cleanliness of your truck.

4. Storage Containers/Packing Cubes There are endless options when it comes to picking out storage containers and bins to fit in your truck. They can be used for just about anything, but make sure to measure before buying to ensure you maximize your space.

Soft packing cubes are also a great option to store clothing and can be transferred to use in duffel bags and backpacks as well.

5. Labeling Organize similar items together in storage bins and label the bins. Use a label maker or just write straight on the bin.

This may seem like a simple tip but it can save you time searching all over your truck for something. Bonus hack: DIY face mask The last few months have probably changed what essentials you carry on the truck.

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to have a mask, check out this quick DIY with materials you probably already have on hand

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