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CDLLife App Updates

2/15/2020

The newest version of the CDLLife app has been released (2.6.0), with several exciting features that will significantly enhance your experience. Please make sure to download the latest version of the App to make sure you’re up-to-date.

Weather

You can check the current weather and forecast for your area. The current weather tile appears the top of the community feed and will expand when tapped. When expanded, you can see the hourly and 5-day forecast for any location in the U.S.

Image/Video Uploads

You can now browse through folders on your device when uploading images.

Change Display Name

Users can now freely update their display name and user name from their profile settings.

Catfish Detection

Spam and inauthentic users will be detected faster and removed from the app.

Karma Miles / Leaderboard

We fixed a bug that allowed some users to game their Karma Miles score & leader board ranking.

Faster Loading

The app has been optimized to increase speed and decrease loading times.


Our goal is to continue to develop the CDLLife app into a multi-purpose tool to improve drivers’ lives on the road. Make sure to update to the newest version of the CDLLife app to activate all these new features.

Not sure if you have the latest version? Head over to your profile page and look for your version number on the top left. The latest app version is 2.6.0.

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CDLLife App Updates

10/28/2019

The newest version of the CDLLife app has been released (2.4.1), with several exciting features that will significantly enhance your experience. Please make sure to download the latest version of the App to make sure you’re up-to-date.

Weekly Leaderboard

Introducing the CDLLife leaderboard! The CDLLife leaderboard displays the top 100 users of the week based on Karma Miles.

Users can earn Karma miles by planning trips, participating in the community, and taking other actions in the app. Users who end the week in the top 100 will earn a special badge and community tag (with exclusive badges and tags for the top 10 and number 1 spot.)

To view the leaderboard, head to the More screen and then tap Leaderboard.

Multi-photo Posts

Many users have asked for the ability to upload multiple photos in community posts — and now you can!

When creating a new photo post, simply tap on multiple photos to attach them to your posts.

Posts with multiple photos will have a photo count displayed on the bottom right corner, indicating the total number of photos attached. Tapping on a multi-photo post will display all attached photos in a vertical feed.

Updated Badges

The Badge collection is now organized by type, with several new badges added!

Clear Notifications

Now you can keep your notification list tidy with the ability to delete individual notifications.

Night Mode

The CDLLife app navigation now has a night mode display, which is on by default. This setting can be adjusted on your profile page.

Improved Speed

Loading the community feed and searching for locations on the map is significantly faster.

Share to Any Network

Previously, users were able to share CDLLife community posts to Facebook, Email, or Text Message. Now you can share your favorite CDLLife posts to any network using the ‘Share’ button on any post.

Updated Privacy Controls

Blocking users now prevents the user from viewing or commenting on your posts, in addition to preventing you from seeing their posts.

Bug Fixes

Several known bugs have been fixed.

Our goal is to continue to develop the CDLLife app into a multi-purpose tool to improve drivers’ lives on the road. Make sure to update to the newest version of the CDLLife app to activate all these new features.

Not sure if you have the latest version? Head over to your profile page and look for your version number on the top left. The latest app version is 2.4.1.

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CDLLife App Updates

August 14, 2019

Our most recent update has just been released, adding several new features and bug fixes.

Polls – Now it’s easier than ever to ask the community an important question and get the answers you’re looking for. Simply click on the ‘Poll’ option while creating a post, in order to create a poll that can be voted on by the community.

Reviews in feed – The community feed will now display recent user created reviews for truck stops, weigh stations, and other places.

Improved GPS & Trip Planner – Several improvements to the look, feel, and functionality of the Trip Planner have been implemented.

View and edit your blocked user list – A new menu option allowing you to quickly and easily unblock users that you have previously blocked is available by tapping the ‘More’ icon on the button of your screen.

Ability to hide last name – Don’t want your last name visible? The CDLLife app now allows you to hide your last name in the community feed, displaying only your last initial. To access this option, head to the ‘Account Preferences’ section on your profile page.

Bug fixes – Several bugs have been fixed, including a bug that prevented some users from accepting friends requests.

Thanks for being part of the CDLLife community. Please download the lastest version of the app today to unlock these new features.

As always, we’ll continue to listen to your comments and suggestions to improve the CDLLife app experience for all drivers.

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Reviews

Find a great spot to park that has clean showers? Receive terrible service while getting your APU repaired?  Write a review and let the community know about your experience.

In order to leave a review, head to the Map section and click the Places button.  Next, select the type of place you want to review and find the company’s pin on the map or in the place’s slider.

Once you locate the place you want to review you can give them a thumbs up or a thumbs down and write a short review.  You’ll be helping your fellow trucker, and you’ll earn a cool new badge.  Give it a try!

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Places

Places

You can easily find truck parking, fuel, weigh stations, truck service stations, and much more on your map.

Simply head to the Map screen, then press the Places button and select the places you’d like to see.

If you’re currently in an active trip, the selected places will show up on your route.

If you’re not in an active trip, the selected places will show up near you.

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Custom Truck Profiles

When creating a truck optimized route, the CDLLife app requires you to select a vehicle profile so we know which roads to avoid based on your vehicles height and weight restrictions.

You can easily select from our two default vehicle profile options: Bobtail or Loaded.

However, you can also create and save custom truck profiles with your vehicle’s specific dimensions in order to tailor your routing experience based on your needs.

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Weather

Weather

The CDLLife app now shows you live weather updates while planning your trip!

Simple start planning a trip and toggle the weather icon on the route selection screen in order to turn this feature on or off!

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Block Users

New privacy settings in the CDLLife app allow you to control your social experience.

You can now block users by clicking the options icon on any post and selecting ‘block user.’

Warning: Once you block a user you won’t see any posts, comments, or replies from that users again.

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GIF & Photos Replies

Spice up the conversation by adding GIF and Photo replies to posts and comments!

Simply click the GIF or Photo icon, then select an image, to add it to any post, comment, reply, or direct message.

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Truck Optimized Routing

The CDLLife app now has free truck optimized navigation, allowing you to easily create safe and efficient truck routes based on your vehicle’s dimensions.

Simply turn on the Truck Optimized Routing option while planning a route on the Map screen and you will be presented with truck friendly routes based on your selected vehicle’s weight and height dimensions.

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