If you're working as a full-time truck driver, there's a good chance that you spend more time in your truck than in your house. In the past, terms like "gypsy trucker" or "wanderer" were a negative way to describe truck drivers who lived in their trucks, but now there are an estimated one million truckers living in their trucks. If you've begun to wonder why you pay a mountain of bills for a house you rarely spend time in, a "home-free" lifestyle may be the right choice for you. In this article, learn about the benefits of full-time truck living and the most important things you need to think about when making the transition from living in a house to living on the road.
The Benefits of Living in Your Truck
Right off the top of your head you can probably point out some pretty obvious advantages to living in your truck full-time, such as no longer having to pay a mortgage or utility bills or being free of time consuming and expensive home repairs.
Additional benefits to living on the road include:
If you have a spouse or other loved one, living on the road full time is an adventure you can share together. You'll have more time to spend with each other, doing the things you both love, as well as a partner in your business.
Making the Transition from House to Truck
There will be a lot of preparation that you'll need to do before driving your truck into the sunset. Before you start your engine, you'll need to consider and plan for the following:
There is a lot to think about before making the transition from a house to your truck. Make sure that you start planning your move at least a couple months in advance so you don't miss anything important. It is also important to realize that transitioning from a static to a nomadic lifestyle will take some time to get used to – you'll probably learn a lot through trial and error. Be patient and enjoy the adventure.
Living full time in your truck will be a big change, but it can save you money, give you freedom that you've never before experienced and help you focus on living rather than on collecting material possessions. Do your research, click here to continue reading, start planning well in advance and enjoy the ride.Share
14 May 2015
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