It feels like there is an app for everything these days. According to Statistica, there are over 2 million apps available for download as of March, 2017. While this number may seem overwhelming, we have identified a handful of the best apps for truckers to help make travel more efficient and less stressful. Here is a list of apps available for iOS and Android you might want to download before your next trip.
Weigh My Truck
If you hate wasting time walking inside to pay at weigh stations, Weigh My Truck is the app for you. This app is built to work with CAT Scales to save drivers time. The app allows you to weigh your truck and pay while on the scale. Truckers even have the option to have a hard copy receipt or a copy of the weigh ticket emailed to them. Download the app for your device here.
The free GasBuddy app brings together a community of drivers to give each other up-to-date diesel prices and feature summaries for stations across the U.S. and Canada. With this app, locating the cheapest diesel fuel near you is only a few clicks away. Download the app for your device here.
Trucker Tools has many tools to make a trucker’s life easier. Features include truck stop guide & fuel prices, Walmart finder, routing and fuel optimizer, weigh scales finder, message boards, and the latest news from Overdrive magazine. Download the app for your device here.
Have an app you enjoy on the job? Leave the name and why it’s so great in the comments below.