Scroll down for helpful trip planning resources for truckers including road and traffic information, the Trucker Motor Carriers Atlas, and truck stop/interstate exit guides.
These days, most trucks have GPS units which can do amazing things, but having an old school printed “Truckers Atlas” is still a good idea. Even if it just a form of redundancy, as a backup if the GPS malfunctions, or you want to see a bigger picture of an area.
Atlases and Guides for the Road
Rand McNally 2017 Deluxe Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas (Rand Mcnally Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas Deluxe Edition)The No. 1-selling trucker’s road atlas in North America is as tough as the rig you’re driving. With its laminated pages and spiral binding, the Motor Carriers Road Atlas can stand up to any wear and tear from the road. And with the 21-page mileage directory, estimating trips and costs just got easier. The 2017 deluxe edition of America’s #1 trucking atlas features all the essential features of our classic Rand McNally Deluxe Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas with a sturdy spiral binding and laminated pages that can stand up to almost anything – even spilled coffee.
This handy guide lists services every trucker needs at exits off major interstates!
Mountain Pass Information Guides
These guides have invaluable info whether you’re a rookie driver or an old hand traveling into an unfamiliar mountainous area. They provide the elevation, incline percentage, the length of each incline, hidden curves, speed limits and recommendations, and much more.