On the road your smartphone can be your best tool. With a variety of apps available on your device's app store, your phone is a one stop shop for programs that can make your life on the road much easier. Here are 8 apps available on both iOS and Android to help you save time and money on the road for anything, including:
Cheap Fuel: GasBuddy
GasBuddy is already quite popular among drivers, and for good reason! The app shows the prices at gas stations near you so you can compare and find the best deal. Like the NEXT Trucking app, it also calculates how much fuel will cost over a trip you input. Better yet, the app also tells you what amenities each station has, such as convenience store or bathroom!
Good Nutrition: Fooducate
This app makes it super easy to shop for healthier food. By scanning a barcode, app users can see the nutrition information in simple language as well as a letter grade of the food's nutritional value. The app can also be used as an intake, calorie and exercise tracker.
Easy Exercise: Workout Trainer
Need to do something other than just walk outside your truck for activity every day? Workout Trainer is the perfect app to keep yourself active and doing something different every day. There are tons of free workouts available and you can build your own workouts with the videos on the app. There is also a community of app users that post their own workouts that you can take inspiration from.
Hotel Deals: HotelTonight
If you need a place to stay on the road, HotelTonight is the best app to find last minute deals on hotels and motels. The app features daily deals that go live at noon and even has information on accommodations at each hotel, such as Wi-Fi and continental breakfasts.
Local Entertainment: AroundMe
When you are in different places every day, it can be hard to find things to do. AroundMe is a guide that aggregates information on attractions, movie times, and restaurants near. This all in one local guide will help drivers to easily find fun quickly even if you've never heard of the place you're stopping before today!