October 21, 2017 Barry Lenson

Must Have Apps For All Drivers

Do You Drive? Then You Need to Install these Apps on your Smartphone

When cellular phones first hit the market, who could have imagined they would become the greatest tool ever invented for motorists? And to unlock your phone’s full potential as a driver’s tool, you only need to install a few apps – many of them are free or cost only a few dollars.

Please note that the apps we list below are all available for both iPhones and Android devices. Here’s what you need to unlock the full potential of your phone . . .

A Navigation App

Chances are you are already using one all the time . . . but are you using the best? To be sure you’re using the app that serves your traveling needs, it’s worth playing around with these . . .

  • Apple Maps
  • AT&T Navigator
  • Google Maps
  • Magellan RoadMate
  • MotionX GPS
  • Navigon USA
  • TomTom Go Mobile
  • Verizon VZ Navigator
  • Waze

A Parking App

Lots of parking apps are available. Most offer not only information on where to find a parking spot near your destination, but the ability to reserve a spot, often at a discounted price. Here are some to check out . . .

  • BestParking
  • Google Maps
  • Parking Panda
  • Parking Pin
  • Parkify
  • ParkMe
  • Parkopedia

Plus, these navigation apps bundle in the ability to find and reserve parking spaces . . .

  • Google Maps
  • Waze

An Expense Tracking App

If you need to track the miles you travel on business, you need one of these . . .

  • Mileage Expense Log
  • MileageLog
  • MileIQ
  • TripLog

If you also need to track meals, tolls and other business expenses while you’re on the road, consider one of these . . .

  • Concur
  • DollarBird
  • Expensify
  • QuickBooks
  • ShoeBoxed

Find My Car Apps

No more wandering around mall or airport parking lots looking for your car! These apps lead you right to your ride…

  • Anchor Pointer
  • CarFinder
  • Find My Car Smarter
  • Honk
  • Parkify

Plus, these navigation apps include car-finding functions . . .

  • Apple Maps
  • Google Maps
  • Waze

Good Old Google and Siri

Don’t forget that Google, Siri and other popular apps can help you find a lot of important things while you’re driving . . .

  • Banks and ATMs
  • Gas stations
  • Hotels and motels
  • Hospitals
  • Restaurants
  • Rest stops
  • Tire retailers

Emergency Services Apps

Ever worry that you’ll have a flat tire, a dead battery, or some other mechanical problem while you’re traveling? Consider installing one of these on your phone . . .

  • AAA (American Automobile Association)
  • Honk
  • Urgent.ly
  • And don’t forget that Apple’s SIRI and Google can direct you to emergency services while you are on the road.

The EzFill Gas App

Did you know that the there is a gas app that lets you order a delivery of gasoline right to your car in your driveway, office parking lot, or other location? There is, it’s called EzFill, and more drivers are discovering that it is just as important as apps are for GPS, finding a parking space or locating your car.

The EzFill gas app lets you order gas deliveries, track what you’ve spent on fuel, and more. Why not check it out and install it today?

And by the way . . .

If we haven’t listed your favorite app in today’s post, please take a moment to let us know.

Download the app now!

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