Trucker's GPS , Which One Do You Have ?

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Jonathan H.'s Comment
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Rookie here and I've been trying to figure out what gps I should look into buying soon. I was wondering what everyone was using, how accurate and what helpful tools it offers.

Scott M's Comment
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My trainer's Rand McNally Trucker Gps worked out great. A tremendous amount of lot data and was very quick. When you made a wrong turn, it would reset automatically and give you a new routing. Showed all the truck stops. Not sure on monthly cost or what is done to get updated real time info- if that is automatically downloaded. Also not sure if you need to buy a new one each year.

Having the speed limit of the road I was on was very helpful.

Parrothead66's Comment
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I use the Rand McNally 5" and I've been happy with it. Updates are free as most of them are.

David A.'s Comment
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Rand mcnally

Scott M's Comment
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What Rand McNally models do you guys have? Rand McNally 5" Trucker GPS TND530LM has live fuel prices on the map.

Roadtrucker has the 530LMN FOR $289.99. http://www.roadtrucker.com/gps-truck-routing/tnd510-rand-mcnally-commercial-gps-for-trucks.htm

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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I currently have a refurbished 530 that I picked up on Amazon for cheap but it occasionally has power issues. I'm going to upgrade to the Garmin Dezl 7 series though because it does so much more and allows full edit capability when you use the e-logs. E-logs with the flexibility of paper, the best of both worlds.

Jonathan H.'s Comment
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I was also looking into the garmin dezl , I like the fact it's compatible with your phone and has the built in dash cam plus you can add the external camera and use it while backing .

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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I was also looking into the garmin dezl , I like the fact it's compatible with your phone and has the built in dash cam plus you can add the external camera and use it while backing .

It also has other features which for a small company or O/O are really nice. It will track all your miles state by state and calculate IFTA taxes them allow you to email it, making taxes much easier throughout the year.

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