Modern technology is an amazing thing! Especially when it comes to phone apps. There are apps for almost anything you can think of, but what’s out there for drivers? Well, in a word…Lots! Check out this list of the seven most advanced and helpful apps you can have when you are out on the road. Just don’t get distracted by them while you are actually driving. The following are not ranked for popularity or effectiveness, just listed for your knowledge.
GasBuddy: Tired of driving around town searching for inexpensive gas? This will show you the ten closest and cheapest gas stations. This app would be great for road trips! Max Speed: Worried about your kid out on the road by himself/herself? This app will ease your worries. Designed to monitor your car’s location and speed, this app is an excellent way to keep your children safe and out of harm’s way.
Drive Safe.ly: Have you ever been driving, heard an alert, and then had to resist reaching for your phone and check that important message? This app solves that problem wonderfully. From Twitter updates to email, Drive Safe.ly reads the message to you, and you will not have to press even a button.
MMGuardian: This is another app that ensures your child will reach his/her destination safely. All you have to do is install the app on your phone, and from there, you will be able to block phone calls and text messages from altering your child when he/she is driving.
TripAlyzer: Planning your next road trip? This road app can help! TripAlyzer monitors and keeps track of your fuel efficiency and spending habits, along with your vehicle’s carbon dioxide emissions.
Find My Car: Everyone can need this app at one time or another! Find My Car app keeps track of your parked car’s location. When you park your car, it automatically tracks and saves your location. Simple!
IonRoad: This app has won awards for incredible safety features. It carefully monitors your vehicle’s position on the road and alerts the driver of possible collisions, lane departures, and hazards. Very cool!
There you go, some of the top apps out there now for drivers! Download one or all, and then let us know what you think. Or if you know of a great driver app not mentioned above, drop us a comment and let everyone know of it!
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