We asked a few of  our customers and friends in the industry "what do you keep in your truck?"

The obvious answer for locators, is that they have their locating equipment in there. But there's so much more that workers in the field need, so we've made a list of the most popular items:

  • Wipes
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Power inverter for charging all your devices!
  • Cultivator/hoe combo
  • Self adjusting wire strippers
  • Muck Boots 
  • Rain Jacket
  • Totes for flags/paint 
  • Toilet Paper 
  • Pocket Knife
  • Razor Knife
  • Machete
  • Leatherman
  • Gloves
  • First Aid Kit 
  • Trash Bags (rainy/muddy days), 
  • Ratchet Strap
  • Microfiber Towels
  • Flashlight 
  • Head Lamp
  • Small Notebook,
  • Solder
  • Soldering Iron 
  • Lead Wire 
  • Snacks 
  • Water 
  • Bug Spray 
  • Pepper Spray 
  • Cantilever Manhole Opener
  • Personal Phone 
  • Headphones
  • Rain Gear
  • Binoculars
  • Pickaxe 
  • Recovery Mats, 
  • Jumper Box.
  • Water proof paper and pressurized waterproof pen
  • Measuring Wheel  
  • Battery Powered Drill
  • Voltage detector

Let us know what you keep in your truck or if you've got any ideas. Learning from other locators is a great way to expand our knowledge base as industry and also a lot of fun.