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Life on the Road

Who has the best coffee?
(289 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
30%
Starbucks
28%
Dunkin' Donuts
25%
Truckstops/Gas Stations
24%
Me - I make my own!
15%
McDonald's
12%
Tim Horton's
4%
Other (Dutch Brothers, Robins Donuts, etc.)
You've had your morning coffee, what do you drink the rest of the day?
(361 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
80%
Water
28%
Gatorade/Sports Drinks
22%
Tea
16%
Energy Drinks
13%
More Coffee
12%
Vitamin enhanced water
11%
Juice/Fruit drinks
8%
Coke/Diet Coke
7%
Mountain Dew/Diet Mountain Dew
7%
Dr. Pepper/Diet Dr. Pepper
6%
Pepsi/Diet Pepsi
3%
Other (Tomato/vegetable juice, coconut water, Kool-Aid, protein drinks, etc.)
What is your favorite snack while on the road?
(358 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
49%
Fresh Fruit
44%
Peanuts/Mixed Nuts
36%
Jerky
27%
Granola Bars
27%
Trail Mix
22%
Protein Bars/Shakes
22%
Vegetables
21%
Potato Chips
15%
Pretzels
13%
Popcorn
12%
Baked Goods (cakes/cookies)
10%
Candy
7%
Other (sunflower seeds, crackers, cheese, hummus, etc.)
What is your favorite grocery store/supermarket?
(358 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
65%
Walmart
27%
Kroger
24%
Publix
19%
Costco
16%
Target
15%
Sam's Club
14%
Safeway
13%
Whole Foods
13%
Albertson's
12%
Meijer
11%
Trader Joe's
11%
H-E-B Grocery
6%
Fresh Market
6%
Wegmans
4%
Stop & Shop
4%
Hy-Vee
3%
Giant Eagle
1%
Metro (Canada)
1%
Loblaw (Canada)
6%
Other (Aldi, Cash Wise, Coborn's, Festival Foods, Food Lion, Harris Teeter, etc.)
Which antacid gets rid of heartburn the quickest?
(226 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
37%
Tums
19%
Zantac
14%
Rolaids
12%
Pepto-Bismol
12%
Omeprazole
8%
Nexium
6%
Pepcid
2%
Mylanta
13%
Other (Alka Seltzer, Apple Cider Vinegar, Famotidine, Prilosec, Zegerid, etc.)
How do you exercise while on the road?
(356 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
76%
Moving furniture
30%
Walk/Run/Workout at truck stops
19%
Push-ups and sit-ups
12%
Who has time for exercise?
11%
Use my gym membership
11%
Use the hotel gym
10%
Use dumbells
8%
Other (walking, biking, swimming, running, etc.)
What is the most difficult part of life on the road?
(355 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
72%
Time away from family
54%
Eating right
45%
Parking
38%
Traffic
29%
DOT Hours of Service regulations
26%
Exercise
21%
Weather
20%
Staying in touch with family
17%
Keeping on top of finances
11%
Paperwork
10%
Work schedule
8%
Getting my mail
2%
Other (non-safe drivers, truck parking, electronic logs, relationships, etc.)
Other than essentials, what do you recommend to others as a "must-have" on the road?
(203 respondents - Exceeds 100% due to multiple responses)
1st
Snacks / Plenty of water!
2nd
Good Attitude
3rd
Entertainment 
4th
Extra Food (canned/nonperishable)
5th
Cold Food Storage
6th
Travel Companion / Phone Chargers/Charging Cables
7th
Cooking Equipment / Dog / First Aid Kit / Tools
8th
Extra Clothes / Money / Toilet Paper / Wipes
9th
Books / Drinks
10th
Hygiene/Grooming Kit / Extra Shoes / Survival Kit/Bug Out Bag

Some other suggestions
Coffee Maker
Can Opener
Common Sense
Gum
Spare Parts/Equipment
Knife 
Shower Shoes
Chapstick
Flashlight
PPE
Battery Packs
Jumper Cables
Portable Toilet
Bicycle
Chair
Truckers Path App
GPS
Towels
Fishing Pole
Sewing Kit
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