Published on Wednesday 16 October 2019 in Car news
These days, it's technology-this, technology-that – there's always some new gadget that you simply MUST have! And, who doesn't love gadgets and gizmos? But, which ones are really essential?
Whether you've got the latest set of wheels or not, there are so many affordable gadgets that can make ALL the difference to your car. You don't even need to spend that much either – from extra safety tools, to devices that just make your life that little bit easier, there's so much out there.
Here are some of the best car gadgets that every driver should have…
Whether you're looking to protect your no-claims bonus or dreaming of capturing that road-trip clip that that will make you a YouTube sensation, a decent dash cam for your car is a brilliant investment.
The best dash cams give you peace of mind while you're on the road, because they act as a second eye in the event of an accident. Some insurers will also offer you money off your premium for having a working camera in your car. And, we could all do with that, couldn't we?
A smartphone mount can make navigation a lot less stressful for those long road trips over the summer holidays. Instead of having to look down at your phone for directions, using a mount will keep the map in line of your vision.
And, remember – if you're caught using your smartphone in your car in an unfixed position, you could be breaking the law. This handy little device might save your bacon!
Portable Jump Starter
If you break down, there's no guarantee that someone will be around to give you a jump when you need it, which is why it's always wise to always keep a portable jump starter kit in your car.
They're only small and allow you to start your car when it dies, by simply hooking the clamps on the kit to the car's battery. And, voila – job done!
USB Car Charger
A dead smartphone is the last thing you want while you're on the road. You don't want to lose the use of your maps or music, do you? Well, a USB charger means you can keep your army of in-car gadgets charged and on the go.
These tiny devices could be the difference between a painful or a pain-free journey.
Are you in the habit of forgetting where you've parked your car in a multi-story carpark? Same here…but, fear not – there is solution!
These handy proximity devices are so clever. All you have to do is leave a sensor inside your car, and then using the connected app within your smartphone, you'll be able to navigate your way back to your car, easy-peasy lemon squeezy!
Whether it's fashion or function, there are so many car gadgets out there. It's up to you how you want to kit your car out – only you know what you really need.