Now more than ever, productivity is the key to a successful career. With the increase in remote work, more of us need to find ways to stay busy and up to speed, no matter where we are or where the job takes us. Truck drivers, construction workers, and employees in other fields who travel for work know exactly how tough it is to stay connected and productive when you’re on the road all the time. And if the boss is trying to reach you? You’d better pick up.
Luckily, thanks to remote work becoming the new norm, there are lots of great new products on the market designed to make it easier and more comfortable to work from the driver’s seat. From tech to organizers, here are some of our favorite must-have mobile office essentials for the modern worker who’s always on the go.
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Vehicle Cell Phone Signal Booster
First things first. If you’re going to work from the cabin of your car or truck, you’ll need to stay connected no matter where the job takes you. WeBoost’s signal booster works with all major mobile carriers, including Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T. With 5G and 4G LTE, you’ll get fewer dropped calls, faster internet, improved streaming, and greater hotspot capability even on the most remote jobsite.
- Supports 5G technology
- Conserves phone battery for longer life
- It’s not cheap, but it’s very highly rated
Front-Seat Car Desk
Designed to sit on the passenger’s seat, this fantastic organizer not only keeps your files and documents in place but also has a swing-out, nonslip tabletop desk surface for your laptop, tablet, or other device. There’s a large compartment under the desk for out-of-sight storage of electronics and other valuables. The gray version is shown, but there are seven distinct finishes to choose from, including black, mahogany, and three styles of camo.
- Perfect for pickups
- Made in the USA
- Swing-out desk may not clear some large center consoles
If you choose not to go with the front-seat desk, you’ll still need to have all your stuff with you. Made of sturdy 600D polyester, this organizer comes with a rain cover and features a padded laptop sleeve. It makes sense for police officers, lawyers, and anyone who’s in and out of the car all day because it doubles as a tote or backpack. Simply unhook it and take your valuables with you. And if you pick up a passenger, you can quickly and easily toss it in the back seat.
- Fits in the front seat of any car or truck
- Plenty big enough for a 17-inch laptop
- Not exactly stylish, but it gets the job done
2-in-1 Steering-Wheel/Headrest Tray
No need for a big ol’ desk unit taking up the whole front seat. Keep your work (and lunch) in front of you—and off your clothes and upholstery—with this steering-wheel desk. The square