May 19, 2008
Each year thousands of trucks throughout the U.S. and Canada crash into low bridges or get stuck just before the bridge causing traffic delays, damage to the vehicle, and fines, totaling millions of dollars. In some cases, drivers are using GPS systems which are indifferent to the needs of commercial drivers. A new GPS system by TeleType addresses the needs of commercial drivers by taking into consideration low bridge clearances as well as a host of other restrictions such as hazmat hauling, and weight limits.
Boston, MA- April 28, 2008– TeleType has released Commercial Truck WorldNav Portable GPS system based on TeleType”s award winning navigation product line. This advanced touch scren GPS offers Truck Routing GPS navigation solutions for professional truck drivers, bus drivers, and RV”ers. The product insures that routes will follow roads that are suitable for truck travel, and yet the commercial driver can rely on the routing as it takes into account commercial truck restrictions such as bridge heights and clearances, load limits, one-way road designations, left-hand and dangerous turn restrictions and allowances. For example, a typical set of restrictions for a semi-trailer could be entered as 13″16″ height, 80,000 lb weight, 53″ length, and 96″ width. Furthermore, 10 levels of Hazmat routing are now supported. The commercial drivers GPS is available in two screen sizes, 3.5″ and 7″ diagonal.
Established in 1981, TeleType has emerged to become a leader in the field of Global Positioning Systems. TeleType specializes in software system integration and produces innovative products for a variety of industries. GPS software solutions include support of Windows CE and Pocket PC for vehicle navigation, fleet tracking, and geographic information systems data collection.