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Truckers leaning on smartphone smarts: Survey

August 24, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Whether you’re on the road or at home, a phone is likely at your side. Statistics Canada reports that more than three-quarters of all Canadian adults owned a smartphone in 2016. Combine those phones with in-cab telematics […]

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The Cost of Distractions

June 1, 2018 by John Smith

Drivers who text or have other interactions with cellphones are eight times more likely to cause an accident. According to CAA, simply conversing on a mobile device — whether hands-free or hand-held — makes drivers four times more likely to be in a crash. And one in every four accidents is caused by people texting. According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, one person is injured in a distracted driving collision every half an hour.

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An app for trouble codes

February 21, 2018 by John Smith

Diesel Laptops has introduced a free app to access more than 40,000 diagnostic trouble codes for commercial trucks, building on the database available through truckfaultcodes.com. The app allows searches by manufacturer, model, and code number, while each code will offer […]

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Parts room app

March 1, 2017 by John Smith

Are you managing a parts room? TMW Systems has an app for that.

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MOBILE APP FOR MANAGERS

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

From GreenRoad, driver performance mobile app for Apple and Android devices

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STOP CELLPHONE USE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

FleetSafer Mobile has a way to stop cellular phone use in moving vehicles