12/13/16 - Verizon now offers data plans with no overage charges. Ask for "Safety Mode" from Verizon, it is a free service. Verizon will automatically slow down your internet speed instead of charging you extra for data. This is a very useful feature for navigation. Check it out at Verizon Here. T-Mobile and AT&T have similar data throttling plans.
11/14/16 - Beta version of the Android SmartTruckRoute II now available for download. The new version supports background operation. The current SmartTruckRoute and the beta version can co-exist on the same device. Check it out at the Google Play Store Here
07/10/16 - SmartTruckRoute iPhone version 7 now available. Improved background operation. Additional points of interest such as Walmart Truck Parking and Distribution centers are now included. Check it out at SmartTruckRoute at the App Store
03/10/16 - New free add-on to SmartTruckRoute sends routes from web to phone or tablet. Optimizes up to 10 addresses free of charge. Check it out at www.SmartTruckDispatch.com
08/7/15 - New trucker chat app allows drivers to communicate with each other based on location. Check it out at TruckChatApp.com
07/15/15 - SmartTruckRoute
iPhone Version 6 released, new UI makes navigation even easier, landscape mode supported, faster processing of routes.
03/12/15 - SmartTruckRoute
iPhone Version 5.7 released, automatically stores history in the cloud and allows sorting by favorites. Program updates (and res-installs) reatain history and favorites. Speed Limit alerts, and Odometer log file export.
03/10/15 - Android SmartTruckRoute
offers display of points of interest along a route. Via point routing lets drivers adjust route if needed. Avoid points allow driver route around a specific area in case of traffic or construction. Gas pricing updated daily.
10/19/14 - The SmartTruckRoute Android app now supports Android Smart Watches, warning of upcoming turns, weigh scales, and tolls. Press Release.
08/25/14 - See approximate positions of drivers requesting routes.
08/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android shows instant road closures
07/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android allows to store favorite addresses in the cloud. In case phone is switched, favorite addresses can be synced and thereby retained.
06/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android introduces warning on the state crossings.
05/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android introduces vehicle tracking.
05/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android introduces speed limit warnings and showing speed limits along the route.
04/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android and iPhone Accepting Voice input for Hands Off Navigation.
03/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android and iPhone was displayed and received with a great success at the Louisville, KT Mid-America Trucking Show.
02/15/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android and iPhone offers warning for Weigh Stations.
01/27/14 - SmartTruckRoute
for the Android now offers a driver feedback loop. The feedback loop
provides drivers with a convenient mechanism to report a variety of
potential concerns to commercial drivers such as low overpasses, vehicle
restrictions, sharp turns, and other pertinent information the driver
wishes to share, which is then verified, and integrated into the routing
07/08/13 - SmartTruckRoute
for iPhone Version 2 now offers the commercial driver truck specific
points such as truck stops, weigh scales, weigh stations, rest areas,
truck parking, and more. Diesel fuel
is also shown on the
map in real time. The Odometer function provides state mileage useful
in calculating fuel taxes.
05/01/13 - In addition to U.S.A., Canada, and Mexico, we recently added U.K.
and Australia map support.
04/10/13 - Prerelease version of 3D feature for the SmartTruckRoute Android truck routing app is
available to current subscribers. Visit FAQ for Android and search for the
question regarding Beta testing.
01/29/13 - SmartTruck Route released for iPhone and iPad.
01/11/13 - SmartTruckRoute now offers email alerts for temporary restrictions.
In addition, SmartTruckRoute routing servers are now updated daily for temporary
restrictions. To receive alerts, send a message from the SmartTruckRoute app
Support link requesting to be on the Alerts mailing list.
01/09/13 - Mexico truck maps are now included on the SmartTruckRoute server.
10/28/12 - SmartTruckRoute can now be seamlessly integrated with dispatch
10/29/12 - SmartTruckRoute works with BigRoad to provide a complete solution for truckers
including trucking tools and truck navigation.