In 2019 we recommended some useful smartphone apps for truck and van drivers. Here are seven of our favourite, new apps that we think drivers will be reaching for during this pandemic.
Looking after your mental health is incredibly important. With lockdown keeping us from our hobbies, friends and our families it is likely that a lot of people are beginning to feel a strain on their mental wellness.
Be Mindful allows you to take thirty minutes out of your day to regulate your mood and pay attention to your thoughts and feelings. The NHS approved course helps you to complete ten thirty minute sessions consisting of video, meditation audio and interactive exercises.
There are also mindfulness assignments to carry out in daily life and tools to help you handle stress, depression or anxiety.
With health at the forefront of everybody’s mind, now is the perfect time to start getting in shape!
Public Health England’s official get fit app Couch to 5K will get you running long distances in just a few weeks. Low intensive and easy to fit around your schedule – these 30 minute stints of exercise are ideal if you find yourself sat around the truck park or with an hour to kill before your shift starts!
You have probably spent more time stuck in your cab these last few months than you have for most of your career! There’s only so many shows that you can binge – give your eyes a break!
Why not start to listen to your favourite books during long stints in queues, no need to cart around a bag full of paperbacks – simply plug your headphones in and pick a title.
Right now you can’t simply nip out to grab some grub. The restaurants and takeaways that have reopened are imposing strict regulations, which means that waiting around is the new normal. Don’t get caught in a queue with no time to get your tea! Ordering before you intend to collect ensures that you’ll have a piping hot meal ready to go! They might even deliver to where you're parked.
DISCLAIMER: Do not use mobile phones whilst driving. Keep safe. Always make sure you are in a safely parked vehicle prior to using your phone. Also, we are not responsible for the contents of third party apps and websites.