No matter if you’re over the road, local, night time or day time, GPS devices can come in handy. Especially when you’re looking for alternate routes, toll free roads, or a way to bypass all that construction you hit on your dedicated run.

It’s time to put that smart phone app away and invest in a hands free, easy to control, GPS device.

Below are some of the GPS devices I have found will best help you out:

Garmin dēzl 770LMTHD 7-Inch GPS Navigator – $399.99

  • Best of the best
  • Provides weather and traffic information
  • Durable
  • Provides multiple route options
  • Provides places to sleep, eat, and fuel
  • Tracks your hours, fuel usage, and maintenance schedule
  • Cannot search by zipcode
  • Is not bluetooth headset compatible (But does have bluetooth)

Rand McNally TND730 IntelliRoute GPS Truck Navigator – $287.21

  • Best for the money
  • Provides places to eat, fuel stations, truck stops, and hotel locations
  • Can plug in truck dimensions for added safety (Informs of low bridges, construction, and road closures)
  • Commercial routing option
  • Toll cost notification
  • Back up camera compatible


Garmin Nuvi 57LM GPS Navigator System – $197.91

  • Simple and affordable
  • Back up camera compatible
  • Easy to use for those who have never had a navigation system
  • School zone warning
  • Cans search for locations
  • Lane assist functionability
  • Does not have amenity search option


Rand McNally TND740 LM IntelliRoute 7″ GPS Truck Navigator Lifetime Map Updates – $399.99

  • Toll cost calculation
  • Can connect sound to truck speakers for spoken directions
  • Lane assist
  • WiFi compatible
  • Traffic reporting
  • Can search for truck stops, places to eat, and fuel stations
  • Back up camera compatible
  • Needs an upgrade package for full truck assistance (Fuel mileage, maintenance schedule, hour tracking)

Garmin DezlCam LMTHD 6-Inch Truck Navigator – $468.14

  • Built in dash cam (Which can be highly useful for many different instances on the road)
  • Lane assist
  • Forward collision warnings
  • Can take still pictures
  • Custom truck routing for size and weight of your truck
  • Route warnings for bridge heights, weight limits, sharp curves and more
  • Truck locations and services

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