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5 Essential Phone Apps That Every Driver Needs

5 Essential Phone Apps That Every Driver Needs

The smartphone has become a fundamental part of our lives, and it extends to our driving experience. Nearly every car manufacturer has started to incorporate Apple CarPlay and Android Auto into their vehicles. Meanwhile, the app stores within our phones offer an assortment of apps that have taken the place of the traditional paper road map. We've compiled a list of apps that every driver should incorporate into their daily transportation routine. The best part is they are all FREE. Here are the top 5 apps that every driver should have: Waze The rivalry between Apple Maps and Google Maps can be intense as they offer clean designs. However, those navigation apps don't even come close to the convenience of Waze. This app delivers turn-by-turn navigation as the others do, but its strength offers real-time, user-submitted data. As a result, you can see traffic conditions instantaneously. Other app users, called "Wazers," can also flag hazards like hidden police traps, p ... read more