TRUCK DRIVER APP: RoadSwap
RoadSwap is a new cloud-based app that helps truck drivers to buy, sell, and swap items with other drivers in their area.
Garmin Releases dēzlCam: All-In-One, Dash Cam & Navigation Device
Garmin has recently announced the release of the dēzlCam, it’s very first all-in-one navigator with a built in dash-cam, designed specifically for truck drivers.
Truck Driver Tools: Truck GPS
In light of all the recent truck, GPS mishaps, it’s essential that if you’re going to invest in a GPS unit, you invest in a truck-specific GPS unit.
Rand McNally Releases Tablet Built For Truckers
The Rand McNally’s launch of the TND™ Tablet might just be the next best thing to a personal assistant for many drivers!
VIDEO: GPS Leads Driver Astray
A drivers GPS leads him astray. The driver became stuck on a cliff while trying to make his delivery.
Magellan Announces New GPS RoadMate RC9485T-LMB For Truck Drivers
Magellan yesterday announced its newest commercial GPS, the RoadMate RC9485T-LMB.
Garmin Releases ‘Most Advanced Truck Navigation Yet’
“The new dezl 570 and 770 are designed to meet the needs of truckers and address the unique challenges they face on the road,”
Truck Driver Blames GPS for Ending Up On Pedestrian Bridge
A truck driver drove his truck down a pedestrian trail and ended up getting stuck on a pedestrian bridge in a Milwaukee park.
Rand McNally TNDTM 760 Now Features Drivewyze PreClear
“Fleets can take full advantage of the time savings available with mobile-based weigh station bypass on Rand McNally’s fleet management and compliance system,” said Brian Heath, president and CEO of Drivewyze.
Rand McNally Releases 2015 Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas
Rand McNally today released the 2015 edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas, the most trusted name in truck route planning.
Faulty Brakes Send Flatbed Down Set of Stairs in Boston Common
On Thursday, a truck driver who followed big GPS down a the crowded streets of Beacon Hill, lost his brakes and ended up careening down a set of stars in the Boston Common.
Mobile App Review: Waze
Waze app for routes and real-time traffic updates, so we thought we’d look into it!
Truck GPS Part 3: Magellan RoadMate
The compliance-ready RoadMate comes with features for the needs of professional drivers, including: customizable truck-specific routing, hands-free communication, driving status log and state miles report.
Truck GPS Part 2: Garmin
Find out why we’re calling this GPS the king of the hill.
Officials Hope Laser-Light System Will Prevent Bridge Strikes
This city is hoping a high-tech system will help prevent bridge strikes.
Truck Driver Destroys Historic Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania
A truck driver drove his truck through a historic covered bridge in East Pikeland Township in Pennsylvania, causing substantial damage.
PhotoSet: GPS-Driver Fail
Lee said it best, “Too many drivers are not paying attention to their surrounds and relying too much on their GPS. If only they would learn to pay attention to their surroundings, accidents like this could be avoided. I think that’s what I’m hoping some drivers get from these pics and this story, is to rely more on their common sense than a device.”
Trucker GPS Part 1: Rand McNally
The third generation Truck GPS from Rand McNally is designed based on driver-requested features.
Stuck Driver Says GPS Led Him Up Steep Road
What type of GPS do you use?
New Jersey Man Fined $32K For Disrupting Air Travel With GPS Jammer
This New Jersey man made a very costly choice.
Driver Blames Car GPS For Massive Mulch Spill
Driver blames GPS for incident.
California Court Calls Cell Phone GPS Is A Distraction
If you rely on your cell phone for GPS guidance in California, you might be putting yourself at risk for a distracted driving citation.
Rand McNally Introduces Its Next Generation 5″ Truck GPS Device
Rand McNally unveiled its new IntelliRoute® TND™ 520 connected GPS device for professional drivers.
Magellan Offers New Space-Saving Commercial GPS
Magellan, a leader in GPS devices for vehicles, outdoor and mobile navigation, today announced the immediate availability of its new 5-inch Magellan® RoadMate®
VDOT Warns Truck Drivers To Stay Off This Road
VDOT wants drivers to avoid this shortcut.
FMCSA Issues GPS Recommendations For Truck Drivers
The FMCSA has issued recommendations for GPS units.
Truck Driver Gadgets: Gear For The Road- GPS, Dash Cams And More
CDLLife has found the best truck driver gadgets on the market. Whether you’re looking for GPS units, dash cameras or inverters, CDLLife has can help.
VIDEO: Truck Driver Jailed For GPS Error
A truck driver makes a mistake and spends 5 days in jail because of it.
UPDATE: Driver Led Astray By GPS Is Sentenced To Jail
The truck driver who damaged a historic bridge learns his fate.
Repeated GPS Error Leads Drivers Through Narrow Neighborhood
GPS error causes costly mistake.
GPS Unit Designed For Trucks Leads Driver Into Low Bridge
Another GPS leads driver astray story.
Lost Driver Makes Destructive Mistake
Misdirection and mistake leads to destruction.
Jailed Truck Driver Who Hit Historic Bridge Learns Reconstruction Total
The truck driver who hit a historic covered bridge learns the finial total to rebuild the bridge he nearly destroyed.
Rand McNally Introduces New EOBR Technologies
Rand McNally unveils a device that turns GPS units, tablet computers and smart phones into a standards-compliant EOBR system.
Rand McNally Offers Update For MileMaker And IntelliRoute
Rand McNally has an update is available for MileMaker and IntelliRoute.
Software Update Available For IntelliRoute TND 510
A software update for the IntelliRoute TND 510 is sure to please drivers.
Truck Driver Gadgets: Garmin Dezl 760 With Active Lane Guidance
Check out Garmin’s latest navigation system designed specifically for trucks, with active lane guidance.
Trucker GPS Units for the Smart Driver
We take a look at some of the newest and best trucker friendly GPS units available. Which one is right for you?
Trucker: GPS Sent Me Astray
While technology is helpful, it could also get you in trouble. More truckers having issues with GPS.
Trucker: GPS Get Me a $7,000 Fine
While your GPS may keep you from getting lost, it might not keep you out of trouble.
Trucker GPS: Rand McNally Named Top System
Rand McNally secured a big endorsement win from Heavy Duty Trucking and the ATA when their communication software made the Top 20 Trucking Products of 2011. Get a closer look at it here.
Truckers & Food Processors Team Up with Technology
Revised food safety standards have trucking companies and processors working together with technology.
Trucker GPS: The Best in Navigation
Finding the best GPS for truckers can be overwhelming. CDL Life has reviewed some of the top GPS models for truck drivers. Trucker Navigation is crucial!
Trucker GPS: Units for Long Haul Truckers
CDL Life reviews 2011’s top GPS units for professional truck drivers. There will be more reviews in Winter 2011 for truck-specific GPS models.