Anyone who is a truck driver knows how important navigation is and how important it is to find the easiest and most efficient route to their destination. They also know that popular GPS mapping applications, such as Google Maps, do not take into account the specific needs of truckers. This requires a special device specifically for trucks. The Best Rand McNally GPS Devices are ubiquitous today, easily accessible on most people’s cell phones and integrated into many cars.
But when you’re driving a large truck, a simple GPS will not take into account the places you can’t drive, such as bridges that are too difficult to cross or underpasses that are too low. Therefore, you need a GPS that knows your vehicle’s specifications and plans your route accordingly. A good truck navigation system has a large, easy-to-read screen and voice guidance. It also offers advanced routing capabilities so you can compare routes and plan routes with multiple stops.
Maps stay up-to-date with road closures, construction sites and new roads. The system knows not only current traffic issues, but also daily and weekly traffic patterns for all locations. Like other GPS systems, truck GPS systems can locate points of interest along the route. But a truck GPS is especially interesting for those points of interest for trucks. Below we have mentioned some of the best Rand McNally GPS Devices.
Here is the list of 7 best Rand McNally GPS Devices
Rand McNally TND 750 7-inch
The TND 750 is equipped with the tools operators need to get the job done. Routing is truck specific and based on the size and type of truck and trailer load. The trucking business simplifies mileage and refueling logs and productivity can be monitored with a clear virtual dashboard. And the TND 750 can be paired with a Rand McNally ELD using the pre-installed DriverConnect app for compliant HOS logging.
Avoid delays with real-time traffic and construction updates, and view traffic patterns by time/day of the week—even in rural areas. View the current forecast for your route with detailed weather overlays showing precipitation, temperature and wind speed. Drivers can follow detailed routes composed of 3D renderings of nearby buildings and landmarks.
Rand McNally TND 550 5-inch’
Preloaded with tools to help streamline daily driving, TND 550 allows drivers to plan the most efficient route based on truck specifications, keep an eye on fuel consumption and monitor productivity on the go. Pair the TND 550 with a Rand McNally ELD for on-road compliance. With a sleek and modern user interface, TND 550 offers drivers an improved user experience.
New icons in bright, high-contrast colors ensure quick readability on a high-resolution 5-inch screen. Avoid delays with real-time traffic and construction updates, and view traffic patterns by time/day of the week—even in rural areas. View the current forecast for your route with detailed weather overlays showing precipitation, temperature and wind speed.
Rand McNally TND Tablet 85 8-inch
The TND Tablet 85 uses truck-specific data and Wi-Fi Connected Services* to provide the optimal route. Get access to current weather map overlays, updated traffic information and current fuel prices. Powered by Rand Navigation – all-new, updated routing software – with improved map rendering, 3D structures and junction views, as well as comprehensive, truck-specific points of interest. Avoid delays with real-time traffic and construction updates, and view traffic patterns by time/day of the week even in rural areas.
View the current forecast for your route with detailed weather overlays showing precipitation, temperature and wind speed. The TND Tablet 85 features an industrial-grade magnetic mount, improved thermal resistance of up to 140 degrees F, and an IPS LCD screen that’s easy to read at a glance. The built-in directional dash cam with loop recording and built-in G-sensor has an offset lens that records the road ahead.
Rand McNally – OverDryve 7 Pro
Offering coverage for the US and Canada, the Rand McNally OverDryve 7 Pro includes map updates and traffic alerts for the life of the device, so you’ll always have the most up-to-date routes at your fingertips, and avoid car accidents and construction delays on your trip. The OverDryve 7 Pro also quickly displays alternate routes should you avoid a particular road or just want a nicer ride.
In terms of features, the Rand McNally OverDryve 7 Pro is one of the best, providing real-time updates on the weather, traffic, and fuel prices on your route. Advanced lane guidance, tolls and warnings are also provided, while the device is equipped with a smart assistant that enables voice-assisted navigation.
Rand McNally OverDryve 8 Pro
Maneuver the road ahead with Rand McNally’s award-winning navigation. Get real-time updates on weather, traffic and fuel prices according to your route. This truck specific navigation also features truck POIs, advanced lane guidance, tolls, alerts, fuel logs and more. Track your hours on the road with Rand McNally’s built-in DriverConnect logbook app.
OverDryve Pro is ELD ready, so you can simply connect the app to the ELD 50 or DC 200 device for a complete electronic logging solution. Play your favorite SiriusXM satellite radio stations directly through your truck stereo.
Rand McNally TND 720 LM
Built from the ground up for professional drivers, the IntelliRoute TND 720 LM includes hours of truck driver testing and is designed to support truck drivers at every stage of their workday, from planning to driving. With 35% more truck routing information than other GPS devices, the device leverages Rand McNally’s proprietary truck data and expertise from over 70 years of experience in the commercial transportation industry.
Through driver events, feedback from the Tell Rand feature on TND, and conversations with full-time truckers, Rand McNally stays in close touch with the driver community. As a result, the IntelliRoute TND 720 LM is ready for the demands of the job, with more operator-requested features than ever before.
Rand Mcnally TND540
The Rand McNally TND 540LM offers an expanded range of Wi-Fi connected services such as: weather and fuel prices. The device features a 5 inch wide screen and comes with Lifetime Maps updates. The GPS has fuel and mileage logs, trip timers, and offers customizable alerts and alerts. The IntelliRoute TND 540LM provides 35% more truck route information than other GPS devices. The device also offers millions of POI lists, junction views and road works updates.
Always know exactly where your buses, vans and other vehicles are with the Rand McNally Fleet platform. This software integrates with a wide range of advanced Rand McNally devices and technology solutions, including various registration devices and durable electronic tablets. In the world of transportation technology, it pays to understand what your fleet needs and how new technology can best help your business. GPS fleet tracking is a proven technology that goes far beyond points on a map.