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For a one-time fee of $89.99, participating IntelliRoute TND customers will have access to the latest Rand McNally map updates as long as they own the device, Rand McNally officials said. (Courtesy: RAND MCNALLY)
For a one-time fee of $89.99, participating IntelliRoute TND customers will have access to the latest Rand McNally map updates as long as they own the device, Rand McNally officials said. (Courtesy: RAND MCNALLY)

DALLAS  – Rand McNally said Thursday that all IntelliRoute TND GPS purchasers will be eligible to participate in  a Lifetime Map Program.

The announcement came during the Great American Trucking Show under way here.

Radn McNally officials told reporters that for a one-time fee of $89.99, participating IntelliRoute TND customers will have access to the latest Rand McNally map updates as long as they own the device. 

As a matter of course, Rand McNally said it provided a variety of free updates and upgrades to IntelliRoute TND devices via the TND Dock.

The TND Dock is a software program that automatically loads when a Rand McNally GPS device is connected to a personal computer, and information is transferred with an internet connection.

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_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________These updates include road construction, feature updates, and road changes derived from the “Tell Rand” feature provided by other TND users, the company said. 

With the Lifetime Map program, full mapping updates from Rand McNally will be also made available to participants.

Notice of availability and updates will automatically be sent to all participants, making access to the most up-to-date routing easily accessible.

Purchasers of the new TripMaker RVND GPS product, built for RV adventures, will also be eligible for the program.

At the trucking show, Rand McNally is featuring its entire line of GPS units for truckers —  including the recently announced TND 760, Fleet Edition, which provides mobile communication and navigation in a single box solution for a less than $800.

Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND was first introduced at GATS in 2009 with the launch of the IntelliRoute TND 500.  Features include exclusive Rand McNally truck navigation by vehicle size and hazmat in the U.S. and Canada, Trucker Business Tools to save time and money, and features designed to make the in-cab experience easier and safer than car GPS units.

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