Technology has made an enormous impact on the transportation industry. Use of smartphones has led to apps being developed for nearly every possible OTR task. Whether it’s finding the best rest stops on specific interstates, or mapping the best route for your trip, apps have proven to effectively help drivers be more efficient and comfortable on the road.
Here are the 4 must have apps for drivers:
Use this app to figure your cost of operations per mile. Just enter in total miles ran, income, fixed and variable expenses and the app will calculate your cost per mile. Great for quick on the go calculations for any trip.
Doing paper work on the road is common place as a driver. It is part of the job, but now made much easier with the help of CamScanner. The app scans documents into clear and sharp image/PDF’s, to email, fax, print or save to the cloud eliminating having to waste time locating a fax machine ever again.
The #1 selling and #1 rated app for truck drivers is Allstays. The app has a broad use as an all in one app that many use to service all their needs on the road. Allstays can help you quickly find truck stops, rest areas, low clearance bridges, road grades and much more. The app is great help for anyone who spends time driving cross country.
Finding the best gas price is essential in being profitable in the Drive Away Industry. FuelBook is an app that searches for the cheapest diesel prices across the country. The app update six times per day making sure that you know when pricing changes. The app also has a feature that allows you to search for truck stop services and open parking status throughout the entire US.