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iPhone Trucker Application: Where is it?


We’re all waiting for the release of the first mobile phone application created for our nations’ truck drivers, “Trucker”…including us. The expected date of release, 3/11/09, has come and gone, and the anticipation for the release continues to mount.  It very well could be that Apple just has many applications coming in daily, and is nothing more than the fact that they are, “backed up.”  Whatever the case, we’ll all just have to sit back and wait for the soon to be released Trucker App.

Now, the good news.
Along with all the information that Trucker App provides, the ability for you to participate by submitting your own content, will add a fun and welcome twist to this application.
Two examples of this feature in the Trucker App that are:

You can send us a  URL of a YouTube video you like. This can be a video that you’ve taken, or just one you like and want to share from YouTube. We’re going to be posting as many as we can in the media section of the Trucker application.
Also, the splash page picture of the highway taken through the drivers side windshield of the truck (which will be the main page of the app) can be replaced with a pic you take from inside your own truck. If you like, just send us your .jpg photo file and we’ll try our best to put it up on the application for you. (File size can be no more than 200 kb.)
Hint: You can put something personal on the dashboard when you take the pic…then all will know who the photographer was.

We think these added features will add some fun and interaction among us all.

So, for now we’ll just hold on and be patient….it’s really all we can do.

Please send your YouTube video url’s and .jpg photos(no more than 200 kb) to:

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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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  1. Jim

    Thanks for the heads up on the iPhone application. I was really excited to be able to mark down the cheapest diesel on my trips! I’ll keep my eyes peeled on iTunes!

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