GPS has become an important tool for drivers. Mobile phones offers a good alternative to dedicated GPS device. When you are driving, it is important to focus on the road. To emphasize road safety, just follow a few simple rules for using your smartphone's GPS!
Set the route before hitting the road
Before hitting the road, choose the application that best suits you. According to the mobile phone being used, several applications can be installed: It is recommended to do some tests to choose the software, you are more comfortable with.
Check that the GPS feature of your smartphone is enabled
Set the route prior to departure. Make a choice if multiple routes are available (fastest, shortest, without tolls ....).
Check that the destination address is correct.
Configure the audio notifications
Configure the volume levels of the smartphone to clearly hear the indications given by the GPS.
Do not follow instruction given by the GPS if it is contrary to the road regulations.
Subscribe to a GPS service, to get information about the traffic conditions. Depending on the options chosen, the information is updated in real time or at regular intervals.
Connecting your device
Depending on your phone model, there are several accessories to fix your phone on the dashboard or the windscreen.
Make sure it is stable.
Check (regularly) if the phone is not overheating.