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iPhone Application TRUCKER Makes Debut at the Las Vegas Truck Show

Jun
29,
2009
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The Great West Truck Show in Las Vegas was the Big Trucking event last week which displayed some of the most innovative and technological gadgets and equipment,  not to mention some of the most eye catching and creative trucks around.

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Attending the show was trucking’s well known and respected Lady Trucker, affectionately know as TruckerDesiree.  As most know, Desiree is a driver who is extremely active within the trucking community, sharing her thoughts, ideas, and concerns with her fellow drivers and CDL students. Desiree has joined us and so many others, as we all attempt to bring about positive change within the trucking industry.

This time though, Trucker Desiree was at the Big Truck Show in Las Vegas as an attendee, sharing the Apple iPhones first and only Application created by Allen Smith ( developer Infomedia, Inc) for the Professional Truck Driver….“TRUCKER.

Desiree shared with Attendees and Vendors the advantages of having an iPhone as she demonstrated the iPhone App TRUCKER benefits and capabilities. Desiree said that there were many at the GW Truck Show that had not known about the Trucker Application, but after she demonstrated it to them they were very impressed, especially  since Version 1.1 still downloads for the modest cost of 99 cents.  She said that many were most impressed with the vast Drivers Resource Page which continues to grow with the much needed info that drivers need on a daily basis. Many of those there who owned an iPhone downloaded Trucker and are now using it.

iPhone Trucker App

Reviews for Trucker can be read on iPhone Trucker News.

While attending the GW Show, TruckerDesiree was also filmed for a documentary which will be aired in the near future.  We’ll discuss this in more detail in a later post.  Here’s Desiree and the film crew taking a break:

Trucker Desiree and Film Crew Taking a Break

Another attendee at the GW Truck Show was Damian from SmartUnion. Damian is another strong advocate for drivers and is an avid user of the iPhone app Trucker. Damian and Desiree, along with so many others, were able to meet each other in person for the first time.  We’re already looking forward to meeting everyone at the Dallas Truck Show in August. Hope to see you all there!

© 2009, Allen Smith. All rights reserved.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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4 Responses to iPhone Application TRUCKER Makes Debut at the Las Vegas Truck Show. - Post a Comment

  1. Truckdriversnews

    Hey, GREAT article! So, when are you guy’s going to start traveling around to different shows now? 🙂

    The value of that little app I myself think it is way too cheap! For as much information as the app provides.

    I can’t wait to see what’s in store for say an upgrade…:)

  2. Allen Smith

    Hey, TDN – working on making shows as we can …. I believe Donna will be making the show in Dallas coming up in August, I believe …. she’ll have fun with that! … Allen

  3. Steven

    Nice app! I’m using it now. I begin my first trucker job June 20.

  4. Allen Smith

    Steven.,
    Thanks for the comment and for downloading/using Trucker.

    Congrats on your first Trucking job! The very best to you.
    We just posted a few more Trucking Events on Trucker in the Events Section so check them out. We’ll be at GATS in Dallas so maybe we’ll see you there.

    Don’t forget to give”TRUCKER” a review for us…:)

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