Trucker Ink

11 Tattoos Fit for a Road King 

By Matthew Meeks

Trucking isn’t just a job; it’s a lifestyle.

And some people are truly committed – for life.

Maybe you’re looking for a little inspiration for your next tattoo OR maybe you’re just relaxing on break and have nothing better to look at…

Either way, let’s take a look at some incredible ink that celebrates diesel, the open road, and the road king.

Let’s scroll!

 

1. Wicked Tanker Tat

Check out the view and those details…

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2. Old School Rig

Is that Cali? Or Florida? Somewhere with palm trees anyway…

Front driver-side tire looks a bit wobbly though.

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3. The Open Road 

Details are pretty incredible on this one.

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4. True Love

Some truckers get a tattoo of their girlfriend or wife…

…others get one of their real true love.

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5. Into the Sunset

That glare is killer – luckily this guy’s got his aviators.

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6. ‘Til the Day I Die

18 to life? Talk about being REALLY committed…

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7. Fire in the Sky

Keep what you love closest to your heart…

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8. Shifting into Gear

Meanwhile, this guy is living in the year 3019.

His ink let’s him see the gears without taking his hand off the stick shift!

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9. Road King 4 Life

Props to this creative scar cover-up art.

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10. Big Storm

“And the thunder rolls…

…and the lightning strikes!”

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11. Wicked Light

The best for last?

Check out the white ink used in the cracked glass and headlights.

#badass

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So… who’s ready to go get inked?

Check out these other galleries on the Transflo blog:

1. Take a blast through the past with this gallery of trucks evolving since the year 1898.

2. Check out these perfect gifts for the hard-to-shop-for truck driver.

 

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