Looking for simple HOS tracking software.

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by Cynical Driver, Oct 10, 2007.

  1. Cynical Driver

    Cynical Driver <strong>"Eternal Cynic"</strong>

    Aug 27, 2006
    Does anyone know of a good piece of software that can keep track of HOS, without paying an arm and a leg?

    I just need something that can keep track, and show me the hours I've used, so I can tell how many hows I'll recover without having to write it all down. I have a calculator that does the math, but the flaw in it is that you can't see the hours you've entered in. There's no way to double check and make sure it's right, or see what you'll recover at midnight. There's also no way to check for hours recovered tomorrow, or the night after, so doing a trip plan with it is a pain in the arse.

    I don't have excel, and do not feel like paying MS $100+ for it either, so independant would be best.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. Designors

    Designors Light Load Member

    Sep 23, 2007
    Give this site a try .... I put the link in another posting had to find it .... it is a free program that seems to run pretty good .... it runs in excel so make sure you have that

  3. Cynical Driver

    Cynical Driver <strong>"Eternal Cynic"</strong>

    Aug 27, 2006
    Unfortunately, I only got a trial version of Office with my laptop, so using Excel isn't really an option. I don't feel like paying microsoft $135 for a suite I'll hardly ever use, ya know?
  4. NJTrucker

    NJTrucker "Let the Games begin"

    Oct 1, 2007
    Toms River, NJ
    Came across this software for HOS & daily logs. Offers full version as a trial for 60 days. The name of the company is Drivers Daily Log and they have a website.

  5. Brickman

    Brickman Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

    Sep 17, 2006

    Drivers Daily Log. There is a lot of stuff to get used to, but its not that hard. They have their own forum and product support.

    When I got it it was $90 some thing.
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