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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 for ease of use, the company says. Also compatible with Bluetooth for hands-free cellphone use, the 5190 comes with free lifetime traffic alerts and map updates.

Magellan also announced at GATS the new Fleet Management Solution, which features interactive navigation and is a two-way mobile information delivery system.

The Magellan RoadMate Commercial 9261T-LM GPS is available for $379.99 exclusively from TA/Petro locations, and developers and system integrators can download the fleet management protocol tool kit at strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.