The most useful UK driving apps

Let’s face it, in this day and age technology is king and harnessing that technology makes your life easier. Why not load up your smartphone or tablet with some great apps that can make your day-to-day life simpler, and where better to start than with some great UK driving apps? Once you start using these, you’ll wonder how you ever got on without them.

Take Me To My Car

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We’ve all been there, you come out of the office after a busy day or finish two hours of shopping and you just can’t remember where you parked the car. Next time, after you park, just tap in your location and no matter where you go it will guide you back to your vehicle using a map and directions.

Available for iPhone, FREE

Dragon Search

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Hands-free in the car is a must these days. Dragon Search is an app which provides you with great hands-free functionality from one of the world leaders in voice-to-text technology. You simply tap the screen and you can search Twitter, Google, Wikipedia and YouTube while keeping your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel.

Available for iPhone, FREE

My Cars

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With the cost of insurance, maintenance and tax hanging over every motorist, it’s nice to know there’s an app that will help you track your fuel expenses. My Cars provides you information on your fuel efficiency through easy-to-read charts so that you can get the most out of every tank.

Available for Android, FREE

NavFree GPS – UK & ROI

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Gone are the days of pulling out big clunky maps to get to where you’re going. This free app will guide you there through on-screen instruction, audio turn-by-turn navigation, live search on Google and Bing and offline map access. OpenStreetMap.org provide the maps for free and are updated by more than 250,000 users.

Available for iPhone and Android, FREE

RAC Traffic

 

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Nobody likes getting stuck in traffic. What’s worse is getting stuck in traffic unexpectedly due to some unforeseen delays or road works. Our time is precious enough without sitting in the car all day. Those days could be behind us with the fantastic RAC Traffic app. This little beauty lets you see roadwork delays and other incidents across the United Kingdom on Google Maps. You can view using your current location or a specific region and can even zoom in for more details on what’s coming up ahead.

Available for iPhone and Android, FREE



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