The holidays can be one of the most stressful times of year – partly because of the shopping. You want to give something thoughtful, but not too vague. You want to give your loved one something they can use and not stash in their closets never to be seen again. But what do you do if your giftee spends most of their day inside the cabin of a tow truck? If you’re at a loss of what to get the tow truck driver in your life, here are some holiday gift ideas that they’re sure to love.
9 holiday gift ideas for tow truck drivers
1. SiriusXM Stratus Satellite Radio with Vehicle Kit
By: SiriusXM and Amazon
Saying that tow truck drivers spend a lot of time on the road is a vast understatement. Long, irregular hours are the norm for a lot of drivers and driving in silence can be mind-numbing. Instead of making them subject themselves to the way-too-long commercials and station-surfing of regular radio, why not give them over 140 channels of entertainment?
The entire setup for SiriusXM is on Amazon and includes a 3-month subscription to the service. However, if you want to keep the service going for them, it’s only $5 a month for a 12-month subscription.
2. Haltzgloves Nighttime Full Gloves
It’s dangerous to be a tow truck driver at times. The number of tow truck drivers that are hit by passing vehicles in low visibility is alarming, to say the least. So, giving the gift of these gloves is like giving the gift of safety. And warmth! These gloves are used by tow truck drivers from all over as well as emergency responders for nighttime stops and accidents. These gloves are made with Haltzgloves’ patented high-visibility reflective material that can be seen from up to 1,250 feet.
3. Portwest Fur-Lined Steel Toe Work Boots
Steel-toed boots are a good addition to the closet of anyone with a heavy-duty job. However, these boots offer not only protection for your toes, but also a comfortable fur-lining inside of a heavy-duty leather exterior. As far as holiday gift ideas go, these boots are sure to be a success.
4. Work King Waterproof/Breathable Safety 4-in-1 Ripstop Jacket
If you want to go all out on their winter wardrobe, include this insulated, high-visibility winter jacket to your present. Zips’s Ripstop jacket is reversible and ANSI 107 fluorescence compliant. It also includes a quick-release hard hat hood.
5. Heated Swiveling Car Seat
By: Hammacher Schlemmer
If your loved one’s tow truck doesn’t have heated seating, Hammacher Schlemmer has found a portable way to make one. This heated swivel seat is made of memory foam materials and includes 3 temperature settings for those long winter shifts. The non-skid underside makes sure the cushion stays stationary while the swivel of the seat makes getting out of the truck as easy as pie.
6. Coffee Gift Cards
By: Their Favorite Coffee Vendor!
There are a lot of late nights and early mornings for tow truck drivers, so give them a gift that keeps them going! Many coffee vendors will have gift cards available in store or available as digital gifts through their website or Facebook. And if their favorite coffee spot is also a donut shop, a gift card can give them a nice breakfast on the go! So, check out shops like Starbucks, Caribou Coffee, Dunkin’ Donuts, Krispy Kreme, or one of your local cafes. Coffee is always something to think about when brainstorming holiday gift ideas!
7. Beartwo Lightweight Retractable Bluetooth Headphones
These headphones can be a handy way for you to help your tow truck driver keep their eyes on the road if they have to answer a phone call. Beartwo’s headphones are not only retractable, but they’re foldable and include a carrying case for easy storage. It can hang around your driver’s neck for easy access, a less irritating in-ear headset, and it can offer a Bluetooth phone call option for those who don’t like talking on the small, one-ear headsets.
8. PEAK Wireless Backup Camera System
When you’re driving something as big as a tow truck, it can be difficult to account for all of the blind spots of the vehicle. So, why not give them a helping hand? Peak’s backup camera system comes in a 3.5” regular screen and their 7” jumbo monitor. This camera can give them the scope they need to get into and out of the tight spaces and sticky situations that towing can get them into.
9. Roadside HERO 9-in-1 Multi-Function Flashlight/ Survival Tool / Power Bank / Solar & USB
By: Stealth Angel
It’s extremely important for tow truck drivers to be highly visible in low light conditions. Not only will this flashlight help with that, but this tool is like the Swiss-Army knife of flashlights. It’s shockproof with 3 light settings – high light, low light, and strobe light – with all of the tools that your driver might need on the road. The emergency tool includes an emergency hammer to break out windows, a compass on the handle, a belt/rope cutter, a mounting magnet, a USB port to charge your phone, and more!
Sometimes it’s hard to think of holiday gift ideas, but hopefully, these 9 items give you some brainwaves and help you on your quest to get the perfect gift for the tow truck driver in your life.
We can also help them out with their tow truck insurance. We can help them get the insurance they need at a great rate so they can save money on tow truck insurance – it’s important to get multiple quotes for tow truck insurance. Getting started with quotes is easy – all that’s required is either a phone call or a quote form and they’re on their way!