CoPilot Truck 11 launched
ALK Technologies, Inc.has just rolled out its CoPilot Truck 11, a full featured GPS navigation and trip planning solution that is powered by Windows-based notebooks, being a completely redesigned software that features step-by-step address entry, 2D and 3D map views among others. Targeting truckers (obviously, judging by its name), CoPilot Truck boasts the industry standard spoken PC*MILER directions directly in the vehicle, and also holds the honor of being the first GPS navigation system specifically designed for company drivers, owner operators and leased operators. You will be able to find truck-specific, spoken dock-to-dock directions throughout the US and Canada. For those who want to know, PC*MILER routing options include Practical, Shortest, 53’/102″ Trailer, HazMat, National Network and Toll Avoidance with 13’6″ height, 48′ length, 80,000 pound weight and 96″ width restrictions.
It comes with an easy-to-see Driver Safety screen complete with flexible and clear map views, doing away with distractions while driving so that you will be able to concentrate on the road better. CoPilot Truck easily avoids and favors roads and locations, providing you with the best possible sequence for up to 50 stops. Should your concentration dip and you miss a turn, the built-in fast and automatic route recalculation prevents drivers from getting lost. You also get 6 million infoUSA Points-of-Interest, complete with phone numbers in addition to truck stops, weigh stations and rest areas.
For folks who want their company trucks to use CoPilot Truck 11, you can expect to reap the following benefits :-
- Reduces out-of-route, empty and deadhead mileage
- Reduces fuel costs
- Improves driver and dispatcher productivity
- Helps avoid costly fines and vehicle damage
- Provides accurate pick-up and delivery times
- Safe and stress-free driving on truck-legal roads
- Improves driver retention and recruiting