TomTom Trucker 600 GPS Mounts

The TomTom Trucker 600 is made for truckers.  These compete nicely with the Garmin dezl trucker GPS lineup.  A lifetime traffic and map update subscription bundled with features unique to trucker use.  The TomTom Trucker 600 features customized routes for the vehicle type, size, weight, cargo and speed.  A nice sized 6 inch display makes it easy to see the maps.  The internal battery provides two hours of use without power. The TomTom Trucker 600 is sold primarily in the United States.  I believe it to be similar to the TomTom Trucker 6000 sold in Europe.  I would therefore believe the mount … Read more…

Mounts for Peterbilt Trucks and Rigs

We spend a lot of time talking about phone, GPS and laptop mounts for cars and motorcycles.  Today, we go in the opposite direction and talk about mounts for Peterbilt trucks and rigs. This isn’t as easy as simply using a mount made for a car.  A Peterbilt truck is much larger.  The windshield is further from the driver.  The seats are higher.  Everything is a further reach.  We need to look at larger and heavier duty mounts. There are mounts available to hold almost anything.  From something as small as an Apple iPhone to as large as a full-sized … Read more…

Truck and Rig Mounts for Garmin dezlCam LMTHD

Like the recently announced NuviCam, the Garmin dezlCam LMTHD seems like a great idea.  This GPS is made for truckers.  It includes custom truck routing for the size and weight of the truck and also gives you guidance to the nearest truck stop.  Combining a high quality high definition display GPS with a high resolution camera provides a lot of feature potential.  Garmin claims this device will be able to provide you with advanced features which cost thousands of dollars in many car models.  The camera paired with the 6″ GPS provides collision avoidance alerts if following too close to … Read more…

Tablet Mounts for Trucks and Rigs

Today’s topic is tablet mounts for trucks and rigs.  Mounting a device in a truck has unique requirements that differ from placing it in a car.  A truck has a much deeper reach to the windshield so a basic suction cup mount will prove to be inconvenient.  Most car mounts that are sold for tablets are a few inches long and will not suffice for use in a truck.  It’s difficult for a truck driver to reach forward that far so a suction mount that’s really long is what’s needed.  I have also found that truckers are more receptive to bolting a … Read more…

GPS and Cell Phone Mounts for Trucks and Rigs

Today we will discuss GPS and Cell Phone mounts for trucks and rigs.  Mounting a device in a truck has unique requirements that differ from placing it in a car.  A truck has a much deeper reach to the windshield so a basic suction cup mount will prove to be inconvenient.  Thinking about the suction cup mount furnished with most GPS units, these are a few inches long at best.  It’s difficult for a truck driver to reach forward that far so a suction mount that’s really long is what’s needed.  I have also found that truckers are more receptive to … Read more…