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Roundup: Strange bedfellows, scale-house burger, Android barker

| May 09, 2013

Legislation can make for odd bedfellows among supporters, Wendy Parker orders a cheeseburger -- at the wrong drive-through, and Mack Trucks' Bulldog magazine gets new digital distribution.

Hulu, Netflix apps

| October 24, 2012

How to catch your favorite shows and flicks on the road.

Option for crowd-sourcing weigh-station status

| August 31, 2012

New Scalechek app provides a directory and alerts for open/closed status of weigh stations across the U.S. and Canada.

Take CSA challenge: Win iPad, $5,000

| December 10, 2011

The folks at Big Truck TV, in partnership with AT&T, have announced a competition taking applications from potential competitors, including you, through early February. "The CSA Challenge will comprise six challengers being chosen to compete ...

Scale It: The platform-scale axle-weights app, designed by a driver

| August 08, 2011

John Christner Trucking driver Jerry Wilks is the programmer/developer of an application that, if you're packing an iPhone and find occasion to use platform scales, could be of great use. Launched early in 2010, the ...

Pocket Tools

Todd Dills | July 01, 2011

Dozens of new smart-phone apps can save you money, time and hassles. Best of all, many are free.

Truck tire iPhone app

| April 21, 2011

Commercial truck operators can get access to emergency road and tire service at the location closest to them from their iPhone or iPad with the “Continental Truck Tires Dealer Locator” application that can be downloaded ...

CAT Scale iPhone app

| February 14, 2011

The CAT Scale Company iPhone app allows drivers to locate the CAT Scale closest to their current location through the GPS on their phone. Drivers can also search for and get directions to CAT Scale ...

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