Here Are 10 Best Vehicle Apps:
Now thanks to awesome vehicle apps driving around have never been easier. You can use these awesome apps to help you while on the road. Be it for getting around, finding the nearest gas station, or finding a parking lot, these apps will prove to be very helpful to you. Just make sure to keep your eyes on the road though and not on these apps while driving.
1. Google Maps
The best smartphone app for drivers is also the best GPS and navigation app you can download right now. Google Maps helps drivers in a lot of ways such as:
- It provides information through numerous street maps;
- Gives you real-time traffic conditions; and
- Allows you to create a driving route on your own, especially for a long trip.
Google Maps keeps on getting better. It is now becoming better at rerouting you to help you get around traffic problems
Waze is the best app for getting out of traffic. If you are stuck in heavy traffic, Waze can help you find the best alternative route especially in cities with dense traffic. Waze will find a way for you to get your destination fast. Now the route may take you along some strange roads or paths, but it will get you to your destination.
Waze is a community-driven GPS navigation app. It constantly picks up information from its users to come up with the fastest route possible for its other users.
GasBuddy is just one of the many gas-station finding apps you can download right now. It is the most popular app for finding gas stations in the US. In fact, its database contains nearly all of the gas stations in the country. Here are more facts about this fantastic app:
- GasBuddy takes pride in its huge user base, which uploads updates and corrections on a regular basis.
- GasBuddy helps you in finding the closest available gas station around.
- It also helps you find the cheapest gas deals around.
If you have an electric car, you might be wondering where you can charge it so you can continue your trip, right? Well, worry no more as PlugShare can help you find the nearest charging station around you. This app is an interactive map that features more than 40,000 charging stations spread across the country. The app can also tell you if the charging station you are heading to is vacant or not.
SpotHero is one of the more popular parking apps you can use right now. It will help you find a parking spot near you, reserve it, and then pay for it.
- SpotHero features numerous unsold dedicated parking spots from parking facilities and private garages in most cities.
- It also gives you the ability to compare parking fees and look for the cheapest parking spot possible.
- SpotHero also offers parking spots that have discounted prices.
SpotHero is now available in most of the large cities in the US and is introducing new parking spots every day.
Dash is a mobile app that can turn your car into a “smart car.” Connect your smartphone to your car using this particular app and unlock performance and cost savings. It also gives you good vibes by providing you with driver efficiency feedbacks. Dash will also automatically notify your friends and relatives and call 911 if you are involved in a car accident.
It’s not rare for cars to break down especially on a long trip. Thankfully, we have RepairPal you can use to find the best mechanic around you. RepairPal is a helpful app that comes in very handy when your car has a problem. The app also helps you to get accurate information about the specific repair costs to your specific vehicle.
Roadtrippers is an essential app for route planning. It’s an app that can help you find diners, hotels, restaurants, roadside attractions, malls, national parks and other points of interest along your route.
Although you don’t necessarily need a dashcam on your car, you can turn your phone into a dashcam thanks to a new app called CamOnRoad. The app records videos as you drive using your phone’s camera. It then saves the videos to your phone’s local storage for you to access later on, ideal if you find yourself in a car accident and need to prove the fault of someone else.
10. Find My Car
If you happen to forget where you parked your car, Find My Car should be able to help you. It’s an app that uses GPS services and Internet connection to find out where you parked your car. It will provide a route for you that will lead you back to your car. The app now uses augmented reality technology for you to find your parked car.
So these are the best handy apps you can use every time you go for a drive. Keep note though that most of these apps are still limited only to the US. You may want to look for alternative apps that work within your country.
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