Trucking Quotes to Fuel Your Successful Career

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Truck drivers are some of the most incredible people on Earth. They’re out there every day, making sure that your favorite products get to your doorstep on time. But what is required to become a truck driver?

It takes strength and determination, mental focus, and physical endurance. It takes patience and compassion — truckers have some of the longest hours in the business, but they’re also driving all over the country helping people get their packages delivered on time. It takes immense courage too; sometimes delivering shipments means going through dangerous weather conditions or navigating narrow mountain roads at night.

It also takes inspiration. We want to help you remember all the reasons why you love what you do. We hope these trucking quotes will help keep you focused on what matters when things gets complicated:

  1. “I don’t think there’s any real motivation for somebody to be a truck driver. Mine was simple; dad was a truck driver, I wanted to own one.” – Lindsay Fox.
  2. “I’ve been on every interstate highway in the lower 48 states by now, and I never get tired of the view.” – Steve Earle
  3. “I’m very proud of being Italian-American, but people don’t realize that the mafia is just this aberration. The real community is built on the working man, the guy who’s the cop, the fireman, the truck driver, the bus driver.” – Chazz Palminteri
  4. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer
  5. “There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive” – B.C. Forbes 
  6. “The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” – Pearl Buck
  7. “Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.” – Sam Levenson
  8. “If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill
  9. “The best truck drivers are patient, independent, determined, and hard working. They love adventure and like thinking quickly.” – Joanna Dunham 
  10. “Drive safely. Your family is waiting for you at home alert today.” – Divyansh Dixit

The most important thing to consider while driving is that you are accountable for your and others’ safety. Maintain your focus on the work, your eyes on the road, and your hands on the wheel.

Drivers with a full truckload must be safe and perform a superb job. We take it very seriously at Jansson as an agent of Landstar, we’re proud of our work to ensure that it happens every day.

We hope these quotes inspired you, and please don’t hesitate to find out more about our Independent Landstar agency at

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