The LOCATE App created by Crossfleet, Inc. has stepped to a new level in transportation communication and technology with real-time tracking of freight. This free new app available on iPhone and Android provides shippers and carriers with precise location updates while still protecting the privacy of the driver. This app was specifically designed to improve efficiency for [...]
Category: Mobile Apps
Have you ever wished that there was someone there to slap your wrist when you’re eating unhealthy foods, and encouraging you to make better choices? UP by Jawbone is the perfect solution – minus the slapping part. UP is a fitness system that uses a bracelet to track the sleep and movement of the user [...]
Trucker Path – Truck Stops by Geo Trucker is a fantastic trucker app that features up-to date information about weight stations and truck stops including reviews, directions, and need-to-know details. This handy app is available on both iPhone and Android. Additional information which can be provided by Trucker Path includes, highway patrol weight stations in each [...]
NOAA Hi-Def Radar by WeatherSphere (available on iTunes) was the best selling paid weather app for iPhone in 2012. Known for it’s pin-point accuracy, this app can even show lightning strikes in what is described as, “almost real-time.” This unique feature makes this app the only one to accurately display rainfall. Another interesting feature of this [...]
This is a fantastic app! What’s your favorite driving app?
Freightliner’s app, Hauler Challenge is available on both Android and iPhone. The application allows users to select their favorite NASCAR driving team and race! The courses include a multitude of timed courses which have numerous obstacles, tight turns, and narrow spaces through which the trucks are maneuvered!
The Smart Truck Route app is a paid program that connects to truck routing servers available on both the Android and iPhone. It’s free to download and preview, but the subscriptions range in cost from $19.95 for 1 month, $45 for 1 year, and $79 for a lifetime. This app utilizes the built-in GPS capabilities of the phone or [...]
We noticed that Today’s Trucking compiled a list of the ’50 Best Trucking Songs of All Time’. They also compiled a YouTube playlist for quick access, but we thought we would do you one better and compile them into a Spotify playlist for your listening pleasure. If you’re not already a subscriber to Spotify Premium, [...]
As the weather bears down on us, our quest continues to discover the ultimate weather app and prediction system. Here’s a little breakthrough! Weather Underground has a great little radar map on their website called the WunderMap®. Not only does this map have great radar, satellite, fronts, and severe weather layers that can be applied, [...]
A free HazMat app is being offered by the DOT.
BigRoad claims to be the #1 trucking app for Android - and it very well may be. This app’s average star rating is 4.5 and it includes the capability to input E-Logs, create a Vehicle Inspection Report, locate truck stops, weigh stations, dealer locations, and other points of interest. It has realtime GPS with traffic, automates [...]
A free mobile app can help truck drivers save a good percentage of their fuel budget with each pump. Do you use it?
This mobile app for truck drivers might cost a little, but it can help a lot. Do you use it?
Last week we talked about tax deductions in our article entitled, Infographic: Truck Driver Tax Deductions. Although writing off common items sounds like a great way to keep some of your hard earned cash – it may not be feasible to do so, unless you’ve kept track of each necessary receipt over the course of [...]
Service Tire Truck Centers developed a mobile app for truck drivers in need of quick service. Do you have it?
Looking for a new camera app? - Look no further. Snapseed is a sharp little photo app that’s being described as “Best Mobile Photo App 2012″ and “iPad App of the Year!” It’s available for both Apple and Android! It has great adjustable filters, as well as cropping, detail refinement, and numerous other subtle selective adjustment [...]
Have you ever heard part of a song on the radio, or while you’re out and about – but weren’t able to catch the name or the artist? We’ve found your solution! Shazam, once downloaded will simply “listen” to a song, once you’ve hit the “Touch To Shazam” button and process for a few moments. Once [...]
It’s really exciting that we have the ability to take photos with our phones. It’s not so exciting to pull your pricey device out of the packaging with the highest of expectations, only to realize that the photos you’ve taken are grainy or the subject is difficult to see. Here are a few tips for [...]
Snapchat is a new photo sharing app that users have downloaded to essentially face-time while they text one another. One user sends a photo with text or a doodle to another on a timer, the recipient receives the photo – but can only view it for the allotted number of seconds set by the sender. [...]
Here’s our recommendations for some fun and free mobile games that can help truck drivers pass the time.
We feature two mobile apps for smartphones that assist you in choosing the correct placard for your HAZMAT cargo.
If you’re tired of waking up tired, check out this app.
Great apps to help keep your children safe from predators.
This free app allows truck drivers to alert others about which weigh stations are open or closed, and which might have some surprises in store.
Get geared up for the holidays with these smart shopping apps that work on the road!
We know truck drivers can always use a few spare bucks in their pockets. These apps can help you save almost daily.