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Reviews of Rand McNally GPS
Units by Professional Truckers


Since many people rely on this company's maps, Rand McNally GPS IntelliRoute TND Navigators might naturally be popular among global positioning system units. How do professional truck drivers like them?

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We have taken the liberty of listing these models of Rand McNally GPS units.

Rand McNally Intelliroute TND 500 5-Inch Portable Truck GPS NavigatorRand McNally Intelliroute TND 500 5-Inch Portable Truck GPS Navigator

Rand McNally 0528003283 Intelliroute TND 510 Truck GPSRand McNally 0528003283 Intelliroute TND 510 Truck GPS

Rand McNally 528881469 7-inch Intelliroute TND 700 Truck GPSRand McNally 528881469 7-inch Intelliroute TND 700 Truck GPS

Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 4.5 inches ; 1.8 pounds Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 5 inches ; 2.2 pounds Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 10 x 5 inches ; 2.6 pounds
  • Truck GPS from the leaders in truck routing
  • 5 inch screen with big icons for easy viewing
  • Enhanced text-to-speech and driver configurable warnings
  • Trucker business tools to help reduce manual work
  • Can also be used in standard passenger vehicles at the touch of a button
  • Bright 5-inch screen
  • Truck-specific routing
  • Virtual Dashboard
  • Real-time traffic compatible
  • Destination by latitude and longitude
* Extra large 7-inch high-definition screen * Enhanced map detail enabled by larger, high-definition screen * Truck-specific routing * Searchable truck stop services with data from the Trucker's Friend National Truck Stop Directory * New Trucker Business Tools like a calendar and notepad to help manage your business
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Find the safest and most cost-effective truck route with the Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 500. Designed for professional truckers, the easy-to-use TND is more than a GPS--it's a truck navigation device that offers maps, spoken directions, and an impressive array of tools to help drivers run more profitably and efficiently. Detailed information about truck stops, rest areas, and weigh stations is available at the touch of a button, as are quick planning tools to help estimate the profitability of a route.
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The best got even better. Rand McNally continues to innovate and upgrade its award-winning devices designed just for trucks. The new IntelliRoute TND 510 has a sleeker design and a brighter screen to enhance in-cab use. It features Rand McNally's proprietary truck data, offering 35% more truck routing information than other GPS units.
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Like its award-winning predecessor, the IntelliRoute TND 500, the Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 700 GPS device gives truckers much more than just maps and navigation. It offers detailed information about truck stops, rest areas, weigh stations and other points of interest for truckers, as well as tools to help drivers estimate the profitability of a route. And with its seven-inch screen and high-definition display, the IntelliRoute TND 700 redefines readability and usability. Other exclusive features include an oversized stylus, larger buttons, a louder speaker, and tools like a calendar and notepad to help professional drivers complete their routes with greater ease and efficiency.
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Truck-specific Navigation with Up-to-Date Information
Even before your key is in the ignition, you can determine the best route to take by entering your truck's length, width, weight, height, and HazMat information. The IntelliRoute TND has 35 percent more truck route information than any other GPS unit. Enter as many as 10 stops and use the TND's quick-comparison tools to pass up tolls and construction without missing weigh stations, rest areas, or repair services.

The TND gives you turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names. Patented Smart Time feature calculates the local time as well as the time at your destination--handy when traveling across multiple time zones.

The TND includes searchable truck stop information from The Trucker's Friend National Truck Stop Directory. You can search the location and amenities of the nearest truck stop, including showers, restaurants, Wi-Fi, and more!

Designed for Use by the Professional Driver
The IntelliRoute TND sets itself apart from other car GPS products with its 5-inch screen and big buttons that are optimized for a truck cab. And unlike GPS devices designed for passenger cars, the IntelliRoute TND has speakers that can amplify sound above cab noise.

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Large, Seven-Inch Display and Powerful Speaker
The IntelliRoute TND 700 sets itself apart from other GPS devices with its large, seven-inch, high-definition screen, over-sized buttons, and stylus--all of which are designed specifically for a truck cab. And unlike GPS devices designed for passenger cars, this truck navigation unit has a speaker that is twice as powerful as typical car speakers, amplifying the sound above cab noise so spoken directions come through loud and clear.

35-Percent More Truck-Route Information
Even before your truck has started, you can determine the best route to take by entering your truck's length, width, weight, height, and HazMat information. The IntelliRoute TND 700 has 35-percent more truck routing information than other GPS units. Enter as many as 10 stops and use the device's preferences tools to pass up tolls and construction without missing weigh stations, rest areas, or repair services. Connect the included USB cable to a Windows-compatible computer with internet connection for free updates including road construction.

The IntelliRoute TND 700 provides turn-by-turn directions with spoken street names. The patented Smart-Time feature calculates the local time as well as the time at your destination--handy when traveling across multiple time zones.

Included in the IntelliRoute TND 700 is searchable truck-stop information from The Trucker's Friend National Truck Stop Directory. You can find the nearest truck stop or search more than 70 amenities like showers, restaurants, Wi-Fi, and more!

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Customized Trucker Business Tools
The TND helps drivers reduce time-consuming manual calculations. Built-in logs track miles driven in every U.S. state or Canadian province for organized bookkeeping and fuel-tax reporting. Timers let you calculate and monitor driving time and time on duty.

The IntelliRoute TND was designed to partner with America's #1 trucker's atlas. Drivers can cross-reference to the page and grid of the Rand McNally Motor Carriers' Road Atlas and review key resource information.

A big-screen calculator helps you quickly determine mileage, and a converter button helps you make conversions in either standard or metric units. An address book organizes thousands of entries and allows you to group them the way that works best for you.

With so many helpful tools, off-duty truckers may find themselves switching the IntelliRoute TND to car mode and bringing it along for family trips.

3-in-1 Mini-USB Charger Also Available
Sold separately, the Rand McNally 3-in-1 GPS charger is an ideal accessory for the TND 500. The unique 3-in-1 charger is compatible with most GPS devices and phones, and allows you to recharge your devices in virtually any location. The charger features an AC adapter for standard indoor wall outlets, an in-car adapter so you can charge on the road, and a mini-USB adapter for PC charging. The 3-in-1 GPS charger is also compatible with the TND 700.

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Customized Trucker Business Tools
Loaded with all of the innovative tools featured in the IntelliRoute TND 500, the IntelliRoute TND 700 introduces more tools vital for truckers. A new calendar feature helps you keep track of important appointments and dates. Also, you can keep all of your reminders and notes together in the same place with the handy notepad feature.

Drivers can reduce time-consuming manual calculations with the IntelliRoute TND 700. Drivers can track miles driven in every U.S. state or Canadian province for organized bookkeeping and fuel-tax reporting. User-set timers and logs keep track of driving time and time on duty.

The IntelliRoute TND 700 was designed to partner with America's #1 trucker's atlas. Drivers can cross-reference to the page and grid of the Rand McNally Motor Carriers' Road Atlas.

The Quick Planner tool helps determine the profitability of routes. A commercial-grade address book organizes thousands of entries, and allows you to group them the way that works best for you.

With so many helpful tools, off-duty truckers may find themselves switching the IntelliRoute TND 700 to car mode and bringing it along for family trips.

The IntelliRoute TND 700 is backed by a one-year parts-and-labor warranty.

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What's in the Box
Intelliroute TND, windshield mount, truck charger with extended-length cable, home charger, and USB cable.
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What's in the Box
IntelliRoute TND 700, windshield mount, truck charger with extended length cable, 120/240V home charger, quick start guide, and USB cable.





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