There are many Apps available that claim to help you to drive more safely so we’ve looked at many of them and have chosen our top 6 Apps.
Remember: never use your mobile phone while you are driving. When using a driving app, turn it on before you set off and don’t touch it when you are driving.
Theory 4 in 1
Great for learner drivers. It includes the highway code, guides to road signs, hazard-awareness clips, and lots of practice theory questions.
Drive Safely by Autocillin
Aimed at helping drivers become safer drivers. It evaluates your driving style looking at rapid accelerations, braking, speeding, mileage and using your phone while driving. You can also compare yourself to other drivers.
Improve your driving and make yourself a safer driver.
For those tempted to use your mobile while driving, this is a great app. It uses GPS to detect if you are driving and automatically locks your phone. But don’t worry it still allows hands-free calls and the use of navigation.
For worried parents, it can send them an automatic alert when you reach your destination. You can also receive detailed performance reports on your driving.
Mojo: Rewards for Safe Driving
This apps tries to make safer driving more fun. By driving safely you earn points and the more points you earn, the better your chances of winning cash prizes. You can invite your friends to take part and you can compare who is the safer driver.
Drive Safely by FRUCT
We’re ahead of the game on this one. It’s not yet available but it’s a really clear view of how driving apps are likely to be developed in the future.
It watches your face for signs of drowsiness and distraction and can provide text or audio alerts encouraging you to take a break or just to concentrate on driving more.
This app watches your face while driving. It recognises signs of drowsiness and distraction, providing audio and text alerts to prompt you to take a break, or to pay more attention.
A bit ‘big brother’ but if it is easy to use and helps prevent accidents then it could be worth a try.
It Can Wait
Can you spot all the dangers when driving? This app is a 360° simulator designed to be experienced in VR but you can also view it on your phone or desktop. It shows you what can happen if you text whilst driving. It’s a scary reminder of the importance of not using your phone while driving.