Sygic’s Truck Navigation App Gets a Big Update on iPhone

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The adoption of mobile navigation apps has skyrocketed lately, and it’s no wonder why: they help drivers reach a specific destination easier and safer, all without requiring a dedicated device.
At the same time, more and more people switching to the likes of Google Maps and Waze turned the old-school GPS unit into a niche that’s losing ground, pretty much because everybody already has a phone in their pocket.

In terms of mobile apps, many people go for Google Maps and Waze, and while both are truly capable navigation solutions, they lack one important feature: support for trucks and campers. In other words, you really can’t use Google Maps if you’re driving a lorry, mostly because you could end up on roads where your vehicle doesn’t fit.

This is why Sygic’s Truck & Caravan application is such a great tool. It comes with pretty much everything a truck or camper driver would need, as it uses a more complex routing model based on your vehicle’s specifications.

This means it only sends you on roads where the vehicle you drive and the load aren’t a problem. Moreover, it does that without losing capabilities like points of interest, gas stations, offline maps, voice directions, lane assistant, speed limits, and traffic camera warnings.

And the latest update for iPhone users makes the app even better. Version 21.4.4, which can be downloaded right now from the App Store, allows drivers to see all POIs on the route when checking out the directions they’re supposed to follow.

As a result, you can plan your stops much more efficiently, as you can see in advance what POIs you’ll eventually come across as you get closer to your destination.

At the same time, Sygic says it has improved the display of traffic delays, while also introducing additional polishing for the frequently reported routing issues.

Most likely, additional minor bug fixes are also there, so if you haven’t updated, you should install the new version right now to benefit from all these improvements.
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About the author: Bogdan Popa
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Bogdan keeps an eye on how technology is taking over the car world. His long-term goals are buying an 18-wheeler because he needs more space for his kid’s toys, and convincing Google and Apple that Android Auto and CarPlay deserve at least as much attention as their phones.
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