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Rand McNally Announces All-platform Availability for HD 100 E-Log Device

Device leverages drivers' technology investment, provides HOS functionality and more

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the Great American Trucking Show, Rand McNally announced that its HD 100 device, selected as a "Top 20 Products of 2013" by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) magazine, is now shipping with software that adds compliant E-Logs to tablets, smart phones, and Rand McNally's IntelliRoute® TND™ GPS devices+. Depending upon the service plan selected, the HD 100 can also turn those devices into fully functional mobile fleet management solutions.

Rand McNally Announces All-platform Availability for HD 100 E-Log Device. Device leverages drivers’ technology investment, provides HOS functionality and more! The HD 100, a small black box about the size of a deck of cards, plugs into a truck’s on-board diagnostic port and records the truck’s GPS position along with critical vehicle-specific information and driving behavior.

The HD 100, a small black box about the size of a deck of cards, plugs into a truck's on-board diagnostic port and records the truck's GPS position along with critical vehicle-specific information and driving behavior.

Called a "game changer" by industry observers*, the device provides electronic Hours of Service (HOS) recording, vehicle inspection reporting, text- and dispatch-integrated messaging, plus driver performance monitoring capabilities. Features are dependent upon the service plan selected.**

"The HD 100 is a highly effective, affordable solution for providing compliant electronic Hours of Service logs well in advance of the federal E-Log mandate," said Stephen Fletcher, CEO of Rand McNally. "With the new all-platform capabilities of the HD 100, drivers and fleets can leverage the technology they already have – be it a TND™ device or tablet or smart phone."   

The HD 100 is available at Travel Centers of America (TA) and other fine retailers and online stores at a price of $299, including six months of service**.  The HD 100 all-platform is on display at the Great American Trucking Show this week in booth #16112.

For more information on Rand McNally's mobile fleet management services, call 1-800-789-6277 or visit www.randmcnally.com

+4.7 inch screen or higher recommended.  iOS or Android tablets and smart phones require a free HD 100 app download. The HD 100 device plugs into the truck's diagnostic port and connects wirelessly to the HD 100 app viewable on a smart phone, tablet or Rand McNally GPS device. HOS logs are available for review on the HD 100 app or via the Rand McNally Connect web portal. The HD 100 works with the IntelliRoute® TND™ 720, 530, and 730 GPS models.

*Eric Harley, Red Eye Radio

**Six months of the E-Log service plan is included with the purchase of the device or bundle; additional features via more robust service plans are available for purchase. The HD 100 requires a service plan to operate.

Prices are USD. Applicable taxes not included.

About Rand McNallyRand McNally is the country's most trusted source for maps, navigation, and travel content. For more than 75 years, Rand McNally has been an innovator in the Commercial Transportation market, from mileage and routing software to mobile fleet management solutions. Learn more at randmcnally.com

Rand McNally, IntelliRoute and the globe logo are registered trademarks and TND is a trademark of RM Acquisition, LLC d/b/a Rand McNally.

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