Five Must Have Applications For Your Car


Five Must Have Applications For Your Car

A car not only ups your social status, but also, makes life easier. Owning and driving a car gives you freedom from the vagaries of public transport, the strictness of bus times and expensive cab fares. Also, you can come and go as you please; and travel is much less of a hassle if you have your own conveyance. It is hardly a surprise that for many of us, owning a car becomes a major priority.

Despite the many benefits, having a car does have its issues too. The rising price of gas is the bane of every motorist on the street. Keeping track of the nearest service station is also quite a task. With most of us commuting via private vehicles, traffic hold-ups are a common affair and can leave us frustrated and angry. All these problems, however, fade in comparison to the twin terrors of speed traps and parking.

In despair, motorists have turned to modern technology to reduce their annoyance and irritation. This has lead to the development of many gadgets and applications, specifically meant to be used while driving. These gadgets have been largely successful in making driving a safe and enjoyable experience.

Given below is a list of five must-have apps for your car:

1. Trapster

This fantastic application depends on the information updated by other users and is usually pretty accurate. This is a free app, downloadable on your iphone and its task is to provide you with alerts regarding the presence of speed traps, police cars and traffic hold-ups. It is in real time, so you can easily avoid these traffic problems and make it to your destination on time.

Five Must Have Applications For Your Car

Download Links: iPhone, Android Devices

2. When and Where

Finding a parking spot, though a hassle in itself is not the only problem motorists have to deal with when they are parking their car. After parking your car in a suitable spot, you have to be conscious of your running meter and recharge it accordingly if you want to avoid a ticket. Also, many of us forget where we parked our cars, so we spend a lot of time hunting through rows of unfamiliar cars looking for our own

This app is the answer to all your parking woes. It has an inbuilt timer which is synchronized with our parking meter, hence, it acts as a reminder when the meter is about to run out. The app also, uses GPS and maps to help track your car when you cannot remember where you parked it.

Download Links: iPhone, Android Devices

3. The Ultimate Drive

Driving is a passionate hobby for many. These people enjoy taking their cars out on weekends, exploring tiny streets and back alleys and generally driving for the sake of it. The destination doesn't matter, the journey does. If this describes your outlook on driving, The Ultimate Drive is designed for you. This app shows little known, winding back streets as well as, long scenic highways and is aimed at making your weekend drive as relaxing as possible.

Five Must Have Applications For Your Car

Download Links: iPhone, Android Devices

4. NRMA Car Inspector

Buying a new car is a long term investment. Comparing vital statistics of a preferred model with others in the same range is a prudent choice. The NRMA car inspector helps you make that comparison, so you can be completely satisfied and free of anxiety before buying your new car.

Five Must Have Applications For Your Car

Download Links: iPhone, Android Devices

5. GTAC

If you are fascinated with speed and motor racing, this is the app for you. GTAC allows you to test your speed, horsepower, stopping distances and much more. With inbuilt comparison graphs to save your score, GTAC helps turn your racing dreams into reality.

Download Links: iPhone, Android Devices

The apps are designed to make driving less stressful. They are the perfect add-ons to make driving enjoyable and safe. Apart from making you a better driver; they also make you less harassed.

Author Bio: Bradley Taylor is an automotive blogger, journalist and enthusiast. He also contributes to other and on behalf of other motoring publications such as Jardine Motors, BMW, Nissan, Audi and Ford. Connect with Bradley on Google Plus.
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