Eline de Vries is on a mission to spread awareness about the mobile lifestyles of long haul truckers and to discover what drives truckers to keep on trucking all over the world.
Born and raised in The Netherlands, Eline de Vries is passionate about everything with more than four wheels. Heavy trucks, the behemoths of the highway, went from a curiosity to a hobby, and have finally turned into a full time job for this driving enthusiast. Eline’s interest in trucks extends to the people who drive them, the culture of the long haul lifestyle, and mobile living done right.
In 2012, Eline visited the Volvo museum in Gothenburg, Sweden. There, she climbed into the driver’s seat of one of the trucks and got her first taste of sitting high off the ground surrounded by the powerful vehicle. Sitting behind the steering wheel of the big truck, Eline knew right away that this was her calling.
Each time she climbed into the driver’s seat of a truck she felt adrenaline flow through her veins. She quickly realized that she could no longer stay at her 9 to 5 job. It was then that she quit her job in the insurance industry and #ITSMYDRIVE was born.
#ITSMYDRIVE is Eline’s brand and her mission to learn about the lifestyle, industry, and personality of the trucking world. She had to learn about the industry from the ground up. On the way, she has been able to dispel myths about trucking culture and meet many kind people on her journeys. Through her work, Eline inspires and motivates others in the industry and her motto is, “Find out what drives you, discover your path and enjoy the ride!”