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42 Helpful Apps for Drivers

From Car-Unlocking Apps to Parking Auction Apps

— September 11, 2014 — Autos
While you shouldn't necessarily be using these while on the road, these apps for drivers serve as handy companions for everything from car maintenance to parking. A lot of drivers opt to use apps in the place of expensive GPS systems because they are able to take advantage of technology like augmented reality to make driving to their destination as hassle-free as possible.

If you're a driver who finds yourself constantly distracted by using your phone for something other than the purposes of navigation, there are also several unique apps that will block incoming messages so that you can put your full attention on the road ahead. Off-road, apps like The Driving Curb and Zubie are great for reviewing, since they provide a comprehensive analysis of you and your vehicle.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Automobile Social Media Apps
Automobile Social Media Apps
The Meople.Connector App Brings Social Media Into Ford Drivers' Cars
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40
Thai Automotive Safety Apps
Thai Automotive Safety Apps
The Drive Awake App Directs Sleepy Drivers to the Nearest Coffee Shop
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39
Parking Ticket-Battling Apps
Parking Ticket-Battling Apps
The Fixed App Lets You Fight Fines Using Only Photos
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38
Designated Driver Apps
Designated Driver Apps
The 'Dshofer' App Will Help Get You and Your Car Home After a Night Out
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37
Taxi Teamwork Apps
Taxi Teamwork Apps
The Hailo and Citymapper Apps are Joining Forces to Improve Taxi Services
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36
Designated Driver Apps
Designated Driver Apps
The StearClear App Lets the Inebriated Get Home Safe in Their Own Car
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35
Comprehensive Navigation Apps
Comprehensive Navigation Apps
The Nokia Here App and In-Dash System Includes 3D City Maps
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34
Driver-Monitoring Apps
Driver-Monitoring Apps
The State Farm Driver Feedback App Encourages Safe Driving
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33
EV Charging Station Apps
EV Charging Station Apps
The PlugShare App Helps Drivers Find the Nearest Outlet
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32
Distraction-Discarding Apps
Distraction-Discarding Apps
'Cell Control' Prevents Drivers from Using Their Phones
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31
Mileage Tracking Driving Apps
Mileage Tracking Driving Apps
Audi's New App Allows Users to Calculate the Cost of Business Travel
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30
Texting Prevention Phone Apps
Texting Prevention Phone Apps
Eyes on the Road Phone App Stops Texting and Driving
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29
Parking Restriction Apps
Parking Restriction Apps
AppyParking Makes London Parking Rules Less Confusing For Drivers
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28
Parking Notification Apps
Parking Notification Apps
The ParkingAuction App Lets You Get the Best Spot
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27
Parking Space Auctions
Parking Space Auctions
The Parking Auction App Lets You Sell Your Spot to the Highest Bidder
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26
Parking Ticket-Avoiding Apps
Parking Ticket-Avoiding Apps
The Park.IT App Informs People About Various Street Regulations
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25
Parking Auction Apps
Parking Auction Apps
MonkeyParking Shows San Francisco Parking Spots Available to Bid Upon
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24
App-Connected Car Trackers
App-Connected Car Trackers
Zubie Keeps Tabs on Driving Habits and Automotive Health
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23
Speed-Enhancing Auto Apps
Speed-Enhancing Auto Apps
The M Power App by BMW Help Auto Keep Track of Driving Data
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22
Smooth Sailing Driving Apps
Smooth Sailing Driving Apps
SignalGuru App Helps Drivers Avoid Red Lights
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21
Seamless Parking Apps
Seamless Parking Apps
The 'Valet' App Works to Remember Everything for You When Parking
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20
Augmented Reality Navigation Apps
Augmented Reality Navigation Apps
The HUDWAY App Makes Driving in Bad Weather Safer
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19
Integrated Auto Apps
Integrated Auto Apps
ZENRIN Datacom Collaborates With the QNX CAR Platform
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18
Energy-Detecting Auto Apps
Energy-Detecting Auto Apps
The Mercedes Benz Attention Assist Feature is Safe for Sleepy Drivers
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17
Parking Reservation Apps
Parking Reservation Apps
BMW ParkNow Allows Users to Secure a Parking Spot in Advance
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16
Virtual Driving Apps
Virtual Driving Apps
Volvo's Car Test Drive Game Takes You Inside a Virtual Vehicle
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15
Car Monitoring Devices
Car Monitoring Devices
Fixd Sends Smartphone Notifications When Something's Wrong With Your Car
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14
Personalized Mobile Map Apps
Personalized Mobile Map Apps
The Mapkin App Lets You Add a Touch of Personality to Your Directions
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13
Social Network Parking Apps
Social Network Parking Apps
The 'ParkTag' App Helps You Find a Parking Spot Through Your Friends
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12
Tiny Parking Space Apps
Tiny Parking Space Apps
The Smart Spots App Locates Compact Spots Perfect for Smart Car Parking
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11
Peer-To-Peer Parking Apps
Peer-To-Peer Parking Apps
Park Circa Lets You Sell Your Parking Spot for Cash
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10
Futuristic Navigation Apps
Futuristic Navigation Apps
The TapNav App Uses Augmented Reality and GPS to Enhance Driving
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9
Valet-Summoning Apps
Valet-Summoning Apps
Caarbon's Personal Valet Services Solve San Francisco Parking Problems
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8
Luxurious Auto-Renting Apps
Luxurious Auto-Renting Apps
The Lyft Plus App Lets You Rent Premium Cars for an Affordable Price
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7
Auto-Servicing Apps
Auto-Servicing Apps
The Openbay App Will Help Keep Your Automobile in Tip-Top Shape
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6
Road-Reporting Apps
Road-Reporting Apps
The iPhone Pothole Season App Campaign Helps People Avoid Messes
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5
Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitors
Bluetooth Tire Pressure Monitors
The Fobo Tire Pressure Monitoring System With iOS and Android
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4
Car-Monitoring Apps
Car-Monitoring Apps
The 'Dash' App Brings Data Analytics to Your Automobile
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3
Car-Feedback Smartphone Apps
Car-Feedback Smartphone Apps
Automatic App Uses iBeacon Technology to Make Driving More Convenient
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2
Driver-Analyzing Apps
Driver-Analyzing Apps
The Driving Curve App is a Car App That Monitors Your Driving Abilities
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1
Apprehensive Auto Apps
Apprehensive Auto Apps
Command Your Car wth the 'My BMW Remote' App
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