Truck drivers have one of the most important and demanding jobs. They have to contend with long hours, inclement weather, treacherous terrain, and other drivers, all while pulling a big rig behind them and ensuring that the goods they are towing arrive at their intended destination safely and on time.
Fortunately, thanks to technology, the job of a truck driver has gotten a lot less tedious and much safer. Smartphones and GPS devices have simplified things like finding the safest, fastest routes, and provide insight on inclement weather. What’s more, a lot of the information that can be accessed via these devices is free!
5 Free Maps and Visualization Tools You Should Be Using as a Trucker
If you’re a trucker, here are 5 free maps and visualizations tools that will make your job a whole lot easier.
Trucker Path is one of the most popular apps for truck drivers. It’s available for both iOS and Android devices and it’s completely free! Download this app and you’ll be able to find truck stops, parking spots, prices for fuel, weigh stations, and lots more!
This free app is also available for android and iOS devices. With this app, you can find out where the nearest truck stop is, find out the price of diesel in real time, and even find the fastest route to take!
With this free app, you can find out the lowest prices for diesel fuel in your area. You can filter information by price, brand, and location, as well as amenities that stations offer.
Also available for free on iOS and Android is Truck Bubba. This app offers detailed maps, live traffic updates, routing information, truck stops, fuel prices, and so much more!
The Weather Channel
With The Weather Channel app, you can get the same updates for the weather forecast that you would get on the TV right on your smartphone. You’ll know when bad weather is going to hit so you don’t get stuck in the storm.
The Junction LLC
As a leader in the transportation industry, we demand excellence from our entire team. Our team at The Junction LLC strives to deliver the best possible customer service and is driven by a desire to solve our customer’s toughest transportation and supply chain needs.
Our team is dedicated to serving our customers and will take the necessary action to deliver our customers’ products safely, efficiently, and on-time. This is our promise to you!
Nationwide Services include:
Trucking & Freight Shipping Services:
- Time sensitive shipments
- LTL (Less-Than-Truckload)
- FTL (Full Truckload)
- Flatbed LTLRGN (removable goose neck lowboy)
- RGN (removable goose neck lowboy)
- Maxi’s / A-Train / B-Train
- Heavy Haul
- Over Dimensional
- Dry Van
- Dry Van LTL
- Refrigerated LTL
- Power Only
- Our sister companies can also provide warehousing in our food grade facilities, cross-docking, and contract warehousing.