In partnership with the ATA, Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2012 Top 20 product awards will be given out this week at the Technology and Maintenance Council’s Transportation Technology Exhibition in Tampa, Fla.
This year’s products were selected from hundreds of products and services introduced in the pages of HDT or on Truckinginfo.com between December 2010 and November 2011. The Top 20 selections were judged on their innovation, their ability to address top industry issues, and their potential to improve a fleet’s bottom line in areas such as maintenance savings or improvements in safety or efficiency.
The Award Winning Garmin Dezl Line of GPS Units
Garmin International’s Dezl series of in-cab navigation devices were chosen because they are designed exclusively for the over-the-road industry. The Dezl line features a large 5-inch display, a built-in loudspeaker, truck-specific points of interest. It also helps drivers manage hours, fuel and mileage logging, truck speed limits and advanced navigation and route planning. It’s preloaded with detailed, truck-attribute maps that provide turn-by-turn directions and call out streets by name. Lane assist with junction view directs drivers to the appropriate lane, with realistic images of upcoming complex junctions where available. TrafficTrends recommends routes using historical traffic data and recurring trends about traffic in the area at any given time or day.
You can get a closer look at the Garmin Dezl line of GPS units at Amazon.com by clicking on the picture below.