Shopping guide: Gifts truckers will love for Christmas

Whether you’re looking for gifts for your fellow trucking friends or loved on, or you just want to treat yourself this holiday season, buying gifts for drivers can be difficult. There’s a balance between getting them something useful and something that won’t take up too much space in the truck.

These 10 gifts are a good place to start your Christmas shopping. 

Trucking is a rugged and sometimes tiring lifestyle. Put some pep in your step with a coffee maker designed for over the road. The OXX COFFEEBOX is a single cup brewing system made with internal stainless steel tie-downs to keep it secure. It retails online from OXX for $229.99.Trucking is a rugged and sometimes tiring lifestyle. Put some pep in your step with a coffee maker designed for over the road. The OXX COFFEEBOX is a single cup brewing system made with internal stainless steel tie-downs to keep it secure. It retails online from OXX for $229.99.

Give the gift of unlimited streaming this holiday season with a subscription to one of the many movie, television and music streaming options. An Amazon Prime membership cost $99 per year; A Netflix subscription cost $9.99 per month; A Hulu subscription is $7.99 per month; An HBO Now subscription is $15 per month. On the music side, an Apple Music subscription is $9.99 per month and a Google Play Music subscription is also $9.99 per month.Give the gift of unlimited streaming this holiday season with a subscription to one of the many movie, television and music streaming options. An Amazon Prime membership cost $99 per year; A Netflix subscription cost $9.99 per month; A Hulu subscription is $7.99 per month; An HBO Now subscription is $15 per month. On the music side, an Apple Music subscription is $9.99 per month and a Google Play Music subscription is also $9.99 per month.

There's finally a Crock-pot that's as on the go as truckers are. The Crock-pot six quart WeMo Smart Wifi Enabled Slow Cooker can be controlled through an app to adjust temperature, cooking time, and to turn it to warm or off. It's available on Amazon for $123.99.There's finally a Crock-pot that's as on the go as truckers are. The Crock-pot six quart WeMo Smart Wifi Enabled Slow Cooker can be controlled through an app to adjust temperature, cooking time, and to turn it to warm or off. It's available on Amazon for $123.99.

For the trucker who wants to step up their over the road photography, the SmartLens 3-in-1 System offers increased photo capabilities. The system works with most smartphones using a clamp system. It has a macro lens, wide-angle lens and fish-eye lens. It's available from Best Buy for $7.99.For the trucker who wants to step up their over the road photography, the SmartLens 3-in-1 System offers increased photo capabilities. The system works with most smartphones using a clamp system. It has a macro lens, wide-angle lens and fish-eye lens. It's available from Best Buy for $7.99.

Coffee loves often have their ideal temperature for their caffeinated drinks, but maintaining that temperature is usually impossible. The Ember coffee mug has a patented phase cooling system and space-grade thermal insulation. The rotating temperature dial and high-capacity battery works with the microprocessor controlled heating system to keep your beverage at your preferred temperature. It retails online for $149.95.Coffee loves often have their ideal temperature for their caffeinated drinks, but maintaining that temperature is usually impossible. The Ember coffee mug has a patented phase cooling system and space-grade thermal insulation. The rotating temperature dial and high-capacity battery works with the microprocessor controlled heating system to keep your beverage at your preferred temperature. It retails online for $149.95.

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Duluth Trading for Women's oil cloth bags are durable, making them great for truckers. They come in many different styles, colors and prices. The Oil Cloth Business Tote, pictured, offers the utility of a briefcase while still being flexible enough for day-to-day use. It retails online for $109.50.Duluth Trading for Women's oil cloth bags are durable, making them great for truckers. They come in many different styles, colors and prices. The Oil Cloth Business Tote, pictured, offers the utility of a briefcase while still being flexible enough for day-to-day use. It retails online for $109.50.

For truckers who use their phones for navigation, a good phone mount is imperative. The Bracketron Universal CaddyCup Mount fits into your rig's cupholder. It's universal mount is compatible with most smartphone devices. It's a swivel mount, allowing the user to adjust the angle as desired. It's available for $24.99 from Bracketron.For truckers who use their phones for navigation, a good phone mount is imperative. The Bracketron Universal CaddyCup Mount fits into your rig's cupholder. It's universal mount is compatible with most smartphone devices. It's a swivel mount, allowing the user to adjust the angle as desired. It's available for $24.99 from Bracketron.

Good work boots are priceless, especially for truckers. These Justin Gypsy Lace-Up Steel Toe Work Boot is made of aged bark leather, a steel toe, black rubber outsole and have a J-Flex Comfort System Insole. It's currently on sale for $79.99 from Cavender's.Good work boots are priceless, especially for truckers. These Justin Gypsy Lace-Up Steel Toe Work Boot is made of aged bark leather, a steel toe, black rubber outsole and have a J-Flex Comfort System Insole. It's currently on sale for $79.99 from Cavender's.

Truckers can always benefit from a great tablet, and Rand McNally's TND Tablet 70 is decked out with useful features. It has a 7-inch display, built-in dash cam, truck navigation, TripMaker features and e-log support, a magnetic mount and more. It's available at travel centers or from Rand McNally.Truckers can always benefit from a great tablet, and Rand McNally's TND Tablet 70 is decked out with useful features. It has a 7-inch display, built-in dash cam, truck navigation, TripMaker features and e-log support, a magnetic mount and more. It's available at travel centers or from Rand McNally.

The Garmin dēzlCam LMTHD offers custom truck routing based on truck size/weight, route warnings, and a truck and trailer services directory. It has voice-activated navigation and Bluetooth capabilities for hands-free calling. It is available on Amazon for $499.99.The Garmin dēzlCam LMTHD offers custom truck routing based on truck size/weight, route warnings, and a truck and trailer services directory. It has voice-activated navigation and Bluetooth capabilities for hands-free calling. It is available on Amazon for $499.99.