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6 Coca Cola Hacks Truckers Can Use

Life Hacks for Truck Drivers

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coca cola hacks for truckers

Truck drivers are constantly on the move and rely on tools that keep them going. Coca Cola, while being an enjoyable beverage, can also make time on the road much easier. Keep reading to discover the top Coca Cola hacks.

1) Pain reliever for insect bites and stings

For truck drivers, summer brings longer days, beautiful scenery and the unforgettable “left arm tan.” Most importantly the season brings out insects. When bitten or stung by an insect, your skin is broken and injected with venom. It is normal to have a small amount of swelling, redness, pain, and itching at the site of the bite. Pouring Coke over a fresh sting or bite can help to neutralize the pain.

2) Defrost your windshield

Coca Cola can defrost ice that settles on your windshield in the winter. If you don’t have any vinegar or other defrosting products in your truck, you can actually use the sugar in a soda to get the job done. Just pour the drink and let it settle for a few minutes and the ice will be eliminated.

3) Keep your chrome shiny and clean

For your trucks chrome upkeep all need a can of soda. Just pour Coke over your chrome and scrub away with wrinkled aluminum foil. Dissolving rust and stains will make your chrome shine like new.

4) Removes stains and odors from clothing

Doing laundry as a truck driver can be a hassle due to the various products and oils you interact with on a daily basis. Coca Cola is a well-known stain remover.  Pour some Coke on the stain and let it sit for an hour. Proceed with your usual laundry routine after soaking stain. This process is also beneficial when removing blood stains. You can also add a can of Coke to your washer to remove difficult gasoline odors.

5) Soothe an upset stomach

Drinking Coca Cola helps relieve nausea and heartburn. In order for this to work you must slowly sip a flat Coke. Don’t have time to wait for the Coke to go flat? Add a teaspoon of sugar to your drink and it will be flat in no time.

6) Remove unwanted rust

Dipping your rustic object into a mug of Coke or soak a cloth for larger objects and rub the rust off. The acid in the drink will cause the corrosion and rust to loosen.  Also applying a Coke soaked cloth to a tight bolt will help loosen it.

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