Today there seems to be an app for everything, you want an app that controls your home. Done, download the Hive app from British Gas. You need an app that allows you to stream an endless supply of music.
No problem, Spotify or Apple Music? In a lot of ways apps have revolutionised the way we live our lives and the same can be said for car apps.
So, before you head out on the open road, be sure to check out these brilliant driving apps.
Waze is a fantastic free app that is basically a community of motorists in your pocket. The app is the world’s largest community-based traffic and navigation app. What sets it apart from Google maps and traditional navigation apps is that Waze relies on real peo-ple sharing road and traffic info in real time, allowing users to outsmart traffic, avoid po-lice traps, find the cheapest petrol station, find the quickest route home and much more!
Total Car Check
Buying a used car? it’s always important to check the car’s history, ensuring the car hasn’t been written off or stolen in the past. It’s also important to find out the technical specifications of the car, all things that will affect your insurance and taxation of the vehi-cle. Total Car Check is another free app (although it does have in-app purchases) that allows you to check all of the important information you need before purchasing a car, and all you have to do is enter the reg number, it’s that simple!
Do you travel a lot for work? It can be hard to keep track of your business mileage accu-rately, Mile IQ does what it says on the tin and works in the background to track your mileage, creating a complete record of all your tax deductible and reimbursable mileage.
The AA App
Are you a member of the AA? Then it’s worth downloading AA’s official app. Available for free AA’s app has a multitude of great features including GPS to allow the AA to find you faster, a tracker that allows you to track the AA as they come to rescue you, 20% off a variety of restaurants, a map that shows you the cheapest petrol stations, route plan-ners and lots more fantastic features!
Aviva Drive App
Are you a good driver and are you looking to save money on your car insurance? Then the Aviva drive app is the app for you. As well as giving fantastic discounts on car insurance for good drivers, the Aviva drive app also has a free dash cam which automatically detects collisions and records video evidence to support your claim and if you’re feeling a little competitive you can challenge friends and family to see who the better driver is!
So, there you have it, 5 of the best apps for motorists available for both iOS and Android users (we don’t discriminate). Let us know if you think we’ve missed any greater apps that have helped you as a motorist!