Pocket Tools

Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Access: iPhone. $1.99, truckingadvantage.com/fuel-surcharges



Trapster

What it does: This app indexes law enforcement speed traps and enforcement cameras with user-provided information.

What they say: “Police want people to drive safely, and telling drivers where the checkpoints are helps them do just that.” The app has more than 11 million users worldwide.

Access: Most platforms. trapster.com



TripPak Mobile

What it does: This app from ACS provides owner-operators leased to participating fleets with the ability to update their trip status, confirm pick-up and delivery with signature capture, and capture trip documents for submission via their smartphones.

What they say: The app provides drivers with a document submission method that is convenient and provides faster pay with state-of-the-art technology, reducing out-of-route miles.

Access: iPhone, Android. trippak.com/mobile.asp

Trucker

What it does: This app aggregates trucking-related news and resources, with a focus on driver-led social media.

What they say: Trucker “is a valuable source for truck drivers, allowing for continued expansion of categories” with user input and review.

Access: iPhone. $0.99, truckerapp.com



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