iPhone App

Mack launches Bulldog Magazine app

Mack Trucks announced the launch of an iPad and iPhone app for its Bulldog Magazine, a 45,000 circulation quarterly publication which has been published since 1920. The app will be available for download free of charge through the Apple iTunes store and will provide readers with the ease of reading the publication from their smartphone or device. Readers with the app will be notified when subsequent issues are published. For more information, download the app or ...

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Pilot Flying J iPhone app launched

One customer weekly will be given a $200 gas card for downloading the newly available iPhone app, My Pilot, Pilot Flying J said. An Android platform version of the app is expected to launch as early as January. The apps help users plan trips, compare fuel prices and provides locations to the more than 550 travel plazas in the company’s network. Drivers also can check individual accounts, Frequent Fueler points, shower vouchers, diesel exhaust fluid sites and ...

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Truck tire iPhone app

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 from the iTunes App Store. CONTINENTAL, www.continental-truck.com

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Smartphone app allows drivers to comment to FMCSA

TripPak Mobile now offers drivers the chance to submit comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration about its proposed Hours of Service rules.

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CAT Scale iPhone app

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 locations in other areas. The app is available through iTunes and is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices. For more information, visit www.catscale.com.

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Trucking-specific iPhone app

iLoadFinder reads the iPhone’s GPS location and retrieves available loads within a certain radius of the iPhone. Drivers can specify the radius to search and the distance they want the load to travel. The app also allows drivers to search by origin and destination city, state and shipper. Once a load is found the driver can touch the screen to either phone or email the shipper. Thousands of loads are posted daily and updates occur ...

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Truck Insurer offers new iPhone App

TRUCKER1, a free mobile application for the iPhone, allows owner-operators to transmit route and location details to e-mail and Facebook accounts. It is available at the Apple App store.  Use of Trucker1 includes the ability to manage an account with 1st Guard Truck Insurer. 1st GUARD, www.1stguard.com, (941) 485-6210

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