Today’s technology has transformed truck driving and what it’s like to be on the open road. Distance and isolation have given way to real-time information and ways to stay connected like never before. Truckers now enjoy smartphones with incredible applications for just about any situation. Here are 10 apps every truck driver needs today.
AllStays Truck & Travel
Description: The longest-running updated app for truck drivers does data like no one else so that you can relax. Need a stop for the night with showers, laundry, TripPak, Subway, and bulk DEF? This is the only app that can show exactly that to you and without service. The #1 and the complete resource for truck drivers has everything you need for an easier job.
Dock411 – Know Your Next Stop
Dock411 is the only trucking app that helps drivers save time and money by displaying the dock details drivers deserve. We show you what to expect before you get there. Join fellow drivers that share dock details such as wait times, weight limits, overnight parking spots, hazards at your stops, local directions, what dock doors to go to, load / unload procedures, weather/emergency delays, bathroom availability, and cleanliness.
The world’s most downloaded weather app. Never get caught in the rain again with this powerful, free mobile app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Stay informed with reliable forecasts, interactive radar, and real-time rain alerts, backed by the most trusted name in weather — The Weather Channel. It’s the app users call “awesome” and the “best app on my phone.”
ALL IN ONE APP – Your mobile personal trainer to lose weight, gain muscle, stay in shape, eat healthy, create good habits, and live a healthy lifestyle. It’s like a real Fitness Buddy.
Cost: Free – Offers In-App Purchases
Overdrive’s Trucker Tools
Trucker Tools app is a convenient, accurate way to find, book your premium load, and plan your route while finding the cheapest fuel pricing and truck stops while on the road. Trucker Tools app has been downloaded and used more than any other trucking app in the market.
Professional drivers are constantly on the go, and the TruckSmart app is just one of the ways TravelCenters of America is there for you on the road. TruckSmart provides you real-time location updates, as well as location and UltraONE account information gives you the ability to queue up for TA Truck Service or an Instant Shower, contact RoadSquad directly, reserve your parking spot, and more, all in one convenient place.
Fuelbook is a powerful tool for the professional driver searching for diesel prices nationwide which are updated 6x daily, truck stop services, and open parking status across the United States and Canada. Fuelbook comes from the industry and is proud to work with several trusted partners.
Exit tells you what’s at upcoming exits when you’re on the highway. It uses your device’s location to determine where you are on the highway and then displays upcoming exits in real-time. iExit Search is powerful and dead simple. Search the next 100 exits for businesses (like Starbucks, Cracker Barrel, or KOA Campgrounds), amenities (like Wi-Fi, Playground, or Truck Parking), rest stops, hotel deals, and much more.
CoPilot GPS Navigation & Traffic
Trusted by millions of drivers globally and many of the world’s leading delivery fleets, CoPilot GPS is designed to meet all driver and vehicle types’ needs to help you safely navigate the roads. Let us help make it productive and enjoyable.
Cost: Free Offers In-App Purchases
All Your Favorite Music. All Your Favorite Stations. All FREE. Listen to thousands of live stations or create your own artist stations. Let the music play!
Cost: Free Offers In-App Purchases
So, there you have it, the 10 Apps Every Truck Driver Needs. Do you have other apps you think truckers should try? Leave a comment and let them know!
Note: Descriptions provided by the developers and are not an endorsement by Tri-State Motor Transport or any of its employees or subsidiaries.
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