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Freight News Roundup – GPS Solutions, New Con-way Facility in Texas and Powertrain Packages

Freight News Roundup – GPS Solutions, New Con-way Facility in Texas and Powertrain Packages

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. FMCSA Issues GPS Recommendations For Truck Drivers – CDLlife.com A Last September, NY Senator Charles E. Schumer pleaded with the FMCSA to create a truck-specific GPS system, citing that…Read more

Trucker Survey: Shipping Wars’ Jennifer Picked GPS Voice of Choice

Trucker Survey: Shipping Wars’ Jennifer Picked GPS Voice of Choice

Voice-guided directions on smartphones and GPS devices help millions of people, especially truck drivers, get to their final destination every day. But that nice but bland computerized voice gets really boring really fast. So which celebrity would you pick as a replacement? According to a recent survey of over 26,000…Read more

Heads Up! Faulty GPS Directions Causing Trucks to Hit Overpasses

Heads Up! Faulty GPS Directions Causing Trucks to Hit Overpasses

As experienced truck drivers know, when planning your route, knowing what lies ahead is critical — especially overpass heights.  One miscalculation can make for a very bad day. But if you think you can count on your GPS device 100% of the time, you may want to consider this article…Read more

Living the Transport ‘Dream’ on Apple Gadgets and uShip’s Mobile App

Living the Transport ‘Dream’ on Apple Gadgets and uShip’s Mobile App

Jumping into the cab of Scott and Susie Bawcom’s Ford F450 truck, you’d think you just walked into an Apple Store. They are die-hard Apple fans who use the tech products, along with the uShip mobile app, to run Dream Time Transportation, their Nashville-based shipping business.

Find Shipments in Your Area with Map Area Search

Find Shipments in Your Area with Map Area Search

Now you can find shipments in your area even easier with map area search, the newest uShip tool for Service Providers. uShip has integrated Google maps technology to help you locate all of the shipments in any area of the map. To use map area search visit find shipments, click…Read more

Commercial Drivers Banned from Texting While Driving

Commercial Drivers Banned from Texting While Driving

A new Federal law says if you’re driving an interstate bus or truck, and you are texting-while-driving, you will be subject to a hefty fine — $2750. The ban comes after new studies show that texting makes an accident 23 times more likely. The ban, which is effective immediately, expands a current law banning…Read more

Transportation News for Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

Transportation News for Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

Truckers turn to GPS to find their way Trucking and navigation industry representatives say the market for global positioning systems in trucks is climbing as drivers work to trim miles to beat high fuel prices and tighter shipping demands. Commercial truckers who have relied on the global positioning system for…Read more