Driving for hour after hour without any company can indeed be very daunting and depressing. But who says trucking has to be difficult or boring? If you have a smartphone, you can have all the entertainment you need on the go. All you need to do is download some useful and engaging apps. And if you are wondering which ones are the best, here are some of the best smartphone apps for truck drivers.
Trucker Tools tops the list of the most useful apps for truck drivers because it is tailor-made just for them. This smartphone application helps you find the nearest truck stop, weigh scales , rest areas, as well as the fastest and/ or the safest route to your destination as these are very important specially for heavy haul carriers. But what really sets it apart is its in-built feature that tells the fuel prices in real-time.
With 16 of the most intuitive tools and features to helps drivers on the road, this is the ultimate app for truck drivers. And it’s free for all truckers!
Waze is the go-to app if you don’t want to get stuck in traffic or be lost in a maze of roads. Being the largest community-based traffic and navigation app, Waze is where millions of drivers come together and share real-time traffic conditions and other information. Not only does this save every trucker time and gas, but it also helps them outsmart traffic and find the best route to their destination and back.
This app will keep you upbeat despite the long hours of tiresome driving. Listen to your favorite music by browsing the best songs, artists, and even genres. Create your own playlists or save tracks to the master list and listen to your preferred songs wherever you go. In case you are wondering, you don’t need to pay anything at all – the app is completely free forever (and not limited to trial versions only).
7 Minute Workout Challenge
Trucking is quite a demanding job. However, being too busy to head to a gym is no excuse to be neglectful of your health and fitness. 7 Minute Workout Challenge is the best fitness guide for all those busy bees who are always on the run. As the name suggests, this app provides quick yet effective 7-minute workouts that can be done anywhere and anytime. Besides step-by-step images, the app features full video, audio as well as text instructions so you do everything right.
My Fitness Pal
“Fitness starts with what you eat” – the app developer couldn’t have said it better!
Obesity and other health issues resulting from excessive eating or unhealthy eating habits are increasing alarmingly amongst truckers. My Fitness Pal helps you keep track of what you eat by maintaining tabs on the number of calories present in every food item. It also gives you nutrition information and the ideal serving size for more than 6 millions foods present in its database. With several more features to help you lose weight, tone up or achieve any other health goal, the app also lets you challenge your friends and invite them to do the same.
Install these top smartphone apps for truckers on the go and your job will become a whole lot more interesting.