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Published On: Tue, Jun 26th, 2018

Top 5 Best Truck GPS

Any modern trucking business has a long way to go if it yet to embrace truck GPS technology. And not all gadgets within this niche will make the cut – only the good truck GPS systems can offer the intended benefits in all their glory. With that, here is a look at the 5 leading truck GPS systems at the moment. 

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1. Garmin dezl 770LMTHD

Garmin is a respected name in the GPS manufacturing sector; which has everything to do with the quality delivered by devices such as this truck GPS system. First of all, as far as truck GPS systems go, the Garmin dezl 770LMTHD is without equal. It features a 7-inch display and can offer customized truck routing based on the size and the weight of the truck. The 770LMTHD also features voice activated navigation. 

Safety is also one of the best features about this GPS system, as it can inform drivers of sharp curves, weight limits, and bridge heights. The fact that this GPS system features many POIs and services intended for truck drivers is a huge plus as well; and is part of the reason why the Garmin dezl 770LMTHD is a top GPS system in this category. 

Other features on the Garmin 770 GPS system include a voice activation feature, Bluetooth calling, and the ability to offer fleet management. The system also offers compatibility for backup camera units. 

2. Rand McNally TND 740

First of all, the TND 740 truck GPS has a 7-inch screen that is ideal for use on most trucks as it offers an easy viewing experience. The Rand McNally brand is popular for making navigation systems that offer more routing options in comparison to what competitors can provide. 

The 740 is also made to last, and it comes with many great features such as fuel logging. Other premium features include WiFi connectivity, which is great for getting updates about the traffic and the weather. Also, the GPS system provides lifetime maps updates for a reliable use experience. 

3. TomTom VIA 1535TM

The TomTom 1535TM truck GPS system ranks very highly on safety. Despite having a 5-inch screen while many of its rivals have a 7-inch screen, it offers very clear views, both at night and in the daytime. As far as providing accurate route information goes, 1535TM TomTom GPS system is also quite reliable. 

With its low profile design, it is also ideal for users who want a device with more accommodating mounting options. Furthermore, the TomTom VIA 1535TM offers an easy use experience, and it comes with over a million miles of US maps in its system. Fortunately, ongoing updates make the system more reliable over time, which makes it a more powerful navigation tool for foresighted truckers.

4. TruckWayGPS Model 720 Pro Series 

Although this company is known for making affordable GPS systems, it also earned respect in the truck GPS niche with the 720 Pro Series GPS system. Despite having an affordable price, the system has a set of powerful features and very accurate route information. The maps come with lifetime support, and they cover the US and Canada. 

The 720 truck GPS system also provides users with a custom use experience as it can take into consideration the height, width, length, and weight of the truck and even the nature of the goods being transported while offering route guidance. Users also get information on bridge heights so that they can avoid bridges they might not get past. 

5. Junsun GPS Navigator

With its 7-inch screen, the Junsun GPS navigator is a good option for truck drivers in need of a good truck GPS system. The display is clear and bright, making it suitable for most usage conditions. The brand might not be very popular, but the GPS system still delivers excellent performance, thanks to its powerful quad core CPU. 

Additionally, the GPS system is able to deliver high quality and reliable navigation information. Also, the screen can also be used for entertainment purposes. In particular, it can be used to view videos while on the road. The unit also comes with a with a wireless backup camera. 

Conclusion 

Above are the best truck GPS systems you can use at the moment. These devices are a great investment if you want trucking to be more fulfilling and productive. In addition to providing great navigation, the systems also feature powerful features such as backup camera connectivity, sound notifications, and so forth. While well-known brands feature prominently on the list, some of the top truck GPS systems are actually from relatively unknown companies. 

Author: Tina Crowley

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