Magellan adds RoadMate
device to help truckers
plan routes, drive safely
Jun 4, 2012 10:36 AM
Magellan has announced a new addition to its RoadMate Commercial GPS family for truckers and commercial drivers providing improved safety and productivity before, during, and after on-the-road trips.
The compliance-ready RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM GPS device is designed for truckers and includes an extra-large GPS display, customizable truck-specific routing, hands-free communication, and trip logging.
To prepare for trips, truck drivers can use the RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM to set up customizable routes based on the height, weight, width, and length of the vehicle, as well as applicable hazmat restrictions. Multi-destination routing allows drivers to plan stops and optimize routes.
While on the road, the RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM helps drivers navigate on a 7-inch-wide high-definition touch screen display that adjusts color and contrast for night-viewing. The display also makes maps and other content easy to read when the GPS Navigator is mounted in large vehicles with deep dashboards. Integrated Bluetooth wireless technology, when paired with a compatible Bluetooth phone, enables drivers to safely talk hands-free while watching the road.
At the end of a trip, the RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM facilitates preparing compliance reports including hours and state mileage for IFTA (International Fuel Tax Agreement) records. A log of trip information by each driver is retained in the Magellan GPS device for exporting into reports.
The RoadMate Commercial GPS family now includes two modelsóthe new 7-inch RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM and the 5-inch RoadMate Commercial 5190T. Both models are available at truckstops and through Magellanís consumer electronics and online partners.
Visit www.magellangps.com for more details.
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