navigation

Rand McNally unveils new IntelliRoute truck-specific GPS, mobile ELD compatibility

Rand McNally introduced Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show new, updated versions of its line of truck-specific GPS units, the IntelliRoute TND. It also announced its HD 100 electronic logging device now works with smart phones, tablets and its IntelliRoute GPS devices.

Read More

You can’t get there from here

"South Street: 'The street my cousin lives across from. You know, the girl who married a big red-headed guy.' Giving directions to people is really difficult, but here's the thing: I know this about myself and so don't attempt to give directions."

Read More

7 more things members of the general public don’t know about truckers

"Have a little love for the truckers. They're human beings, out there doing a hard job and a lot of them aren't making as much money as people think."

Read More

Atlanta-geddon, part two

"Well here we go again. There's an ice storm predicted for the greater Atlanta area, and this time, they've decided to prepare by asking big trucks to avoid the area."

Read More

Going where others won’t: Owner-operator Jimmy Nevarez

Nevarez has made a career specialty out of short-haul in Los Angeles, Calif., as an owner-operator in spite of the many naysayers who told him it couldn't be done.

Read More

Cobra launches new high-def nav units

New GPS nav units from Cobra Electronics feature high-def screens, free lifetimes updates, live and predictive traffic, and more.

Read More

Mobile trends: Has your smartphone replaced your GPS?

Survey results from uShip's annual mobile technology survey showed a majority of operators either relying on their smartphones for navigation more than their GPS units or recognizing that potential.

Read More

Poll: Do you use GPS for navigation?

Read More

New BigRoad app offers hours, nav, messaging

BigRoad's driver/owner-operator smartphone app for Android offers log capability, messaging, navigation/maps and other functionality, such as the ability to send and receive documents from within the app.

Read More

MarketPlace

Trucking specific GPS, a truck sleeper refrigerator, a pen-sized color scanner, a bend restrictor, a temperature monitor, diesel engine oil, ratcheting screwdrivers, transmission filters and spray-on wax are among the items featured.

Read More