Would this be useful to you?

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  1. Willem Muller

    Willem Muller New Member

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    Hi Truckers & Drivers

    I'm working on an app that lets someone know where you are when can't take their call. Good for distracted driving and letting clients know you're on the way.
    Is this something that you feel would be useful as a driver?

    Willem
     
  2. pro1driver

    pro1driver I am LAST

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    No, as it is we can be tracked via satellite, GPS on our phones and any company provided phone. I see no more reason for us to be tracked.
     
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  3. ABFer

    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Not for me I'm a local driver and most of my freight is not time critical. And I am an hourly employee and do not use my cell phone for work. It could work in the world where women want to hunt down their man and the old method of calling all his local haunts doesn't produce the desired results anyhow.
     
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  4. Willem Muller

    Willem Muller New Member

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    hehe - maybe I should rename the app to ManHunter :)
     
  5. Woody

    Woody Sons of Trump

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    We won't need drivers in the future...start a dope farm
     
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    mud Wonderin'

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    Marijuana and THC, we were friendly dopers back in the seventies.

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  7. Woody

    Woody Sons of Trump

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    Go Blue !
     
  8. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Professional Flummoxer

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    Life 360 and Google will allow you to see where your friends/relatives are....for free.
     
  9. Willem Muller

    Willem Muller New Member

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    Thanks for the feedback folks - it's all very useful
     
  10. SuperCourse

    SuperCourse Well-Known Member

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    I don't own a smart phone so you can put me down as a NO.
     
  11. 20_yrs_2_go

    20_yrs_2_go Well-Known Member

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    that's all we need is another devise that gives out your location.
     
  12. 20_yrs_2_go

    20_yrs_2_go Well-Known Member

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    i saw that truck chrysler is making with google. i feel sorry for the poor fool who has to sit and watch the horror
     
  13. Cerberus_Kelpie

    Cerberus_Kelpie Wings Over the World!

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    There are already chips in all cell phones that track locations. Making a call, one can then be triangulated to a location.
    If it's not a problem app, go for it.
     
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  14. othertrucker2001

    othertrucker2001 Professional Flummoxer

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    It's all fine to turn off the tracking, but I'm not sure the GPS would work with tracking turned off.
     

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