34 Reasons to Become a Trucker

  1. See the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf of Mexico every year
  2. Good health insurance benefits
  3. Excellent job stability
  4. Very few monthly bills
  5. Blow a week’s worth of hard-earned income in Vegas without having to pay for a plane ticket or hotel
  6. There’s nothing cooler than driving a big rigBig Rig Jig Burning Man
  7. You never know what you are going to find around the next corner
  8. Meet interesting people
  9. Be part of the extended “trucker family”
  10. One of the most recession-proof industries
  11. Do a job vital to everyone in the country (even if they don’t realize it)
  12. Good retirement benefits
  13. Your dog can come to work with you
  14. No paying back $30,000 to $100,000 of student loan debt for the next 5 to 15 years
  15. Learn to be self-sufficient
  16. Possible to finish the George R.R. Martin’s entire A Song of Ice and Fire series in only 6 months by listening on audiobook
  17. Easy to save up money
  18. Get a job anywhere in the country
  19. You have the fastest tractor around
  20. Try regional foods from across the USA
  21. No boss watching over your shoulder every hour of every day
  22. Solitude, Solitude, Solitude
  23. Make more than a lot of college grads after just a month’s training
  24. Enjoy a more simple life
  25. Absence makes the heart grow fonder
  26. Life is a highway, you’re gonna drive it all night long
  27. Infrequently bothered by junk mail
  28. Figure out which state really has the best BBQ
  29. See sites that other people only dream about
  30. Don’t have to pay rent
  31. If you don’t like the weather, just wait a few hours
  32. Learn a new language while you drive
  33. No more mowing the lawn
  34. Become leading authority on which state has the worst drivers