The 5 Best Truck GPS Systems June, 2018 (And 11 Other Models)
Truck GPS units make it easy to go to locations one has never gone to before. making routes based on hazmat restrictions, semi-truck size limits including bridge clearance, speed limits meant specifically for truckers, and truck-specific points of interest like truck stops, weigh stations, convenient parkings, and lodging accomodations with large parkings.
The models listed here are specifically tagged by their manufacturers as truck-specific with features beneficial for truckers and large displays.
Considering this trucker GPS's average ranking of 80%, we believe that the Garmin dezl 560LMT is currently Alphachooser's best trucker GPS 2018. Furthermore, we think that our sample of 377 reviews from our sources gives us a high confidence level (more on confidence levels) that justifies labelling it a "no-brainer best choice."
Special: Customizable main menu, Where Am I? function, Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)
With its 3.5 stars over 105 reviews, here is what we consider second best trucker GPS. * By the way, this list is based on a full analysis of hundreds of trucker GPS reviews from around the web.
Display size = 6.1 inches
Special: Built-in Dash Cam
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Display size = 5.2 inches
Special: Headphone jack/audio line-out, Traffic alerts requires a receiver and a subscription, Where Am I? function, Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos), Custom voices, External power only, Auto dimming backlight, nuMaps Guarantee
Rand McNally OverDryve 8 Pro Commercial Truck Gps
With specs such as a 6-hour battery life, double speakers (the mount has its own speaker), Bluetooth connectability, and internet browsing, this feature-overloaded truck GPS also sports cameras of two (dashcam) and eight (front cam) megapixels, Wi-Fi, and SiriusXM radio (with a 3-month free trial).
Display size = 8 inches
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Display size = 5 inches
This commercial truck GPS comes with a log and status reporting feature, PhantomALERT premium, and customizable truck routing, on a display size of 5 inches (which can be limitative for truck users).
Display size = 5.0 inches
Special: PC and MAC Compatible
Android KitKat quad-core device that blurs the line between GPS and tablet, yielding a multi-functional device for truckers with an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, 4000 mAh of battery power, and 16 GB of memory.
Special: Tablet, 5 MP rear camera
On top of its basic specs, the TND 525, which Rand McNally claims to have 35% more truck routing information than other GPS units, sports trucking-related tools, such as markers for truck stops and service locations, maintenance or service alerts, and lane assist for junction view, but does not include free map updates.
Basically the same as the 5-inch TND 525 GPS except it carries three new specs: Wi-Fi capability (this allows for live updates on weather, fuel prices and local search information), lifetime free map updates for USA and Canada, and it could now be connected to a back-up camera .
A 7-inch screen, an HOS and IFTA logbook, Bluetooth 4.0, and SmartGPS Eco cloud content (weather forecasts, fuel prices, etc.) are some of the main features of this truck GPS.
Special: Advance Weather & Alerts, Yellow Sign Alerts, Toll Booth Alerts
This 5-inch truck GPS adds free lifetime map and traffic updates to its set of features, which include truck POIs, lifetime traffic camera alerts, and a battery time of up to four hours.
Special: OneTouch Favorites Menu
Smaller (and slightly less expensive) version of Rand McNally's truck GPS unit updated for 2012.
Special: Detailed information on thousands of truck stops, weigh stations & rest areas, Find Truck washes, truck repair, towing and service from TruckDown?, extended length cable, view sunrise or sunset, odometer, steep hills and time-zone changes