Kathleen Buccleugh

Magellan, AAA renew partnership

Magellan and AAA have renewed their multiyear partnership and are now bringing a roadside dispatch system to Magellan's RoadMate Commercial 5190T GPS. AAA road service operators, using the company's D/2000 system, will use the RoadMate to navigate to where the assistance is needed. The American Automobile Association provides travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Rick Lorenz, the company's director of wireless program development and fleet communications, says, “Timely arrival to a breakdown location is a critical component ...

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Twitter: Protect privacy

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Cabbage

Cabbage is packed with fiber and cancer-fighting nutrients.

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‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ series

“A Song of Ice and Fire” series. Random House Audio. Read by Roy Dotrice. With the recent end of season two of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones,” millions of fans enthralled by the hit fantasy show have been flocking to the source material. And if you’re interested in checking out George R.R. Martin’s novels, the five (of a planned seven) released so far will give you 203 hours of listening time on the road. The “A ...

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Hurricane tracking apps

Hurricane season continues through the end of November, so there's still a few months this year to make use of a free hurricane tracking application.

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Twitter instructional

First in a series about Twitter: instructions for creating a your account.

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Crete driver named Trucking’s Top Rookie

Gordon Keith Redvay of Crete was named Trucking's Top Rookie.

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Magellan announces fleet management solution, TA partnership

Magellan displayed its GPS for truckers, in cooperation with TravelCenters of America, at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas, Aug. 22. The RoadMate Commercial 9261T-LM GPS has a 7-inch display and features truck-specific route, truck speed limits, truck stops and truck points of interest. It also can be used for hands-free talking on cellphones with Bluetooth technology. The Magellan RoadMate Commercial 5190T-LM and 5190 have 5-inch touch screens and built-in speakers that can reach 93dB ...

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Garmin announces 7-inch trucking-specific GPS

Garmin's new 7-inch GPS features lane guidance and Android smartphone compatability.

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ABF Freight System’s Guy Knudsen

Guy Knudsen hits an unlit, overturned auto while driving westbound on I-80. He reports the accident and comes to the aid of an auto driver who has a head injury.

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