These days apps are being used to help us out in many different aspects of our lives. Now we are seeing more and more apps that are assisting our driving and parking experience. Here we discuss some of the best free driving apps that you can download right now!
Are we nearly there yet?
Are we nearly there yet is an app that helps you keep your children entertained on long journeys. It includes a range of things to keep them occupied including jokes, car games such as ‘I Spy’ and interesting trivia based on your route.
Parkopedia is the world’s largest parking app and makes searching for a place to park a lot easier! It locates the nearest available parking space and gives you directions to it, as well as other information such as costs and closing times. If you struggle to get a parking space or want to find the cheapest one, then this app is perfect for you!
Find my Car
For the more forgetful ones amongst us, the Find my car app could be a saviour! It allows you to save your location before you leave your vehicle using GPS on the app and then lets you find it again when you need to return, showing you on a map where you need to go.
Waze helps make your journey run more smoothly, showing you alerts on accidents, police locations and hazards, allowing users to report these themselves assisting the app to stay up to date as the reports are done in real time. Waze will take all of these reports into account and find the quickest route to your destination.
LifeSaver - Distracted Driving
For those of us who are addicted to our phones, LifeSaver makes it a lot easier to resist going on them while driving. As smartphones have become a big part of most people’s lives, we have seen a considerable amount of accidents happening due to drivers being distracted by their phones. The LifeSaver app can literally help save your life and help keep your eyes on the road and not on your phone whilst driving.
For the adventurous ones of us, Roadtrippers app is perfect. Not only does it help you find the quickest route to get to your destination, but it also brings up points of interests, hotels and places to eat along the route and at your destination, too! You can then share your plans with friends who also have the app, who can add their own suggestions.
PlugShare is a must have for people with electric or plug-in hybrid cars. PlugShare uses your location to find the nearest charging stations for electric vehicles and information about it, such as reviews and photos. This app can be a blessing when your battery is low.