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Top Ten iPhone Apps for Drivers

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 9/28/2010

Whatever your needs may be, check out the iPhone App Store and you'll surely find a suitable app. Like these ten iPhone car apps we've listed down. Here we go, top ten iPhone apps for drivers including things like iPhone apps to find my car.

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    Driver's Ed

    Driver's Ed This app is for those who are getting their driver's permit in the U.S. and will be taking the permit test. It's a pretty useful app developed by which specializes in online driver's education. Containing more than 350 questions, you can use this app to review any time, anywhere since it's on your iPhone. The app lets you pick the number of questions you want to answer at any given time. It could be as few as 5 questions or as many as 100. It also has a flash card feature to help you quickly study facts that you need to know before taking the test. The app also lets you download your state's Driver's Manual. This is very important when taking the driver's permit test. (Price: Free) (Download link)

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    Drivers Log

    Driver's Log If you're a driver you'll know that one important thing that you need to track is the mileage and expenses you've incurred for your vehicle. That's what this app is for - keep track of all your business and private travels. The app features an easy-to-use, intelligent interface that helps you to manage your trips, mileage and expenses for all your vehicles. Here are just some of the things that this app will let you do - get reports on screen via e-mail or Wi-Fi, get reports in HTML or CSV format, keep track of multiple vehicles, save locations, GPS support, select locations from iPhone, log fuel consumption and more. (Price: $6.99) (Download link)

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    signs&symbols Here's one iPhone car app that I really need - Signs&Symbols. This is because I never went to a formal driving school and only learned to drive thanks to my father who patiently taught me. Hence, I'm not really familiar with road signs. This app contains a database of important traffic signs, sentinels and danger signals including their pictograms and description. Currently the app is confined to U.S. road signs, road signs in Germany, danger signals and sentinels. The app also has a quiz feature which you can select to test your knowledge of road signs and symbols. (Price: $0.99) (Download link)

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    Park N' Find

    parknfind Here's a pretty useful iPhone car app that will help you find your parked car easily. It triangulates your car's location to a map which automatically zooms and pans as you move closer to where you parked your car. The app also lets you add a description, attach photos, record voice notes, and even set a reminder to pay the parking meter before you leave. Other features of the app include - GPS mapping, directional "go this way" arrow and distance to your parked car, GPS coordinates that are automatically approximated to a street address, and many more features. (Price: $1.99) (Download link)

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    Where am I? - Find my position


    Alright, let's say you're out driving somewhere and somebody you know calls you asking for your whereabouts, much as you would like to tell them, the problem is you don't know where you are and there's no way of knowing easily. This app will help you with this predicament. It tells you the address of your current location and even shows it on a map.What's good about this app is that you can send your location information via email to either your friends or family. The email link will contain your current location and link to Google maps where your location is triangulated. Other features of this app include - shows the current address: street name and number, locality, postal code, country, shows the current position on a map, send your position to another person by mail, including the address and a link to Google Maps, choose between several background designs. This app needs an internet connection.(Price: $0.99) (Download link)

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    Part two of out top ten iPhone Apps for Drivers. Find out which among Driverslog Pro, Drive Safe, BackToMyCar, Find a Mechanic and Hey Dude, Where's My Car iPhone car apps will really help you find your car, help you with your driving woes and manage your driving activities.
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    Driverslog Pro

    Driverslog Pro To put it simply, this app serves as a driver's electronic log. As such it lets you create or select locations with the help of GPS. It also lets you fill up street, ZIP and location fields and then sort stored location by distance to where you are right now. It has a built-in map display that lets you correct the GPS-proposed position or manual identification of your destination. Specific features of this app include - GPS support, change log (for Tax Office requirements), PDF export, rapid data entry, clearly arranged presentation and full data control. Of course the app lets you log any of the following - type of usage, start location/destination loction, start time/end time/period, and more. (Price: $3.99) (Download link)

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    Drive Safe

    Drive Safe Here's a pretty useful iPhone car app especially if you are about to take or re-take the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicle) knowledge exam. It helps you pass the exam and at the same time become a better and more knowledgeable driver. The app gives you randomly generated sample exams from a large problem pool which are different from the exams given in your home state. In addition, you can also use this app to study the official driver's handbook published by your home state - on your iPhone. (Price: $1.99) (Download link)

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    BackToMyCar Even if you say that you won't forget where you parked your car, you never know when a memory gap might hit you and you could actually forget where you left it. Fortunately, there are many iPhone apps to find my car available from the App Store. We've given you one already and here's another one called - BackToMyCar. True enough, this app will help you get back to your car in case you forgot where you parked it. And guess what? It's a free app, despite having many features including - email or text message your parking location to anyone, take picture of your parking location, enter a note about your parking location, set a parking timer, get turn-by-turn walking directions to your car, sonar feature to lead you to your car by sound and shake gesture to update your location. (Price: Free) (Download link)

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    Find a Mechanic

    Find a Mechanic If you're a driver, whether a new or a long-time one, you'll know that one of the many problems that face us all is car engine break-down. The worst thing that could ever happen is to encounter engine trouble while in the middle of the road. If this happens, you need to find a car mechanic as fast as you can. But what if you're in an unknown location and you don't know where to find a mechanic? This app will be a big help. This app helps you find the nearest mechanic to your location. The app features easy-to-use interface, one touch dial, search function, full customization, swipe to add items, shake-to-suggest car mechanic and more. (Price: $1.99) (Download link)

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    Hey Dude, Where's My Car

    Hey Dude, Where's My Car? You didn't expect this right? An app named after that funny movie with the famous Ashton Kutcher? Well, believe it or not, funny or otherwise, there is such an app. It's actually a pretty useful tool for, well, finding where you parked your car. The app is simple to use - just park your car, take a pic, and record the location using GPS. Then when you are about to return, the app will ensure that you don't have to ask - "Dude, where's my car?" Unless of course somebody took it. (Price: Free) (Download link)