4 apps to help you with snow and icy winter roads

When winter arrives and snow falls, the roads can become dangerous. If a sudden snowstorm catches you off guard and you don’t have the help you need, it could turn dire.

Fortunately, an app exists for everything, and we highly recommend that you use the technology to help make winter a safer experience. Whether you want to know the weather forecast, understand current road conditions, or need urgent assistance, the right app is here.

Let’s discuss several apps that can help you survive driving this winter.


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Waze is a navigation application that uses data collected from users to provide up-to-date information on traffic and road conditions. The app offers traffic jam, police and hazard alerts, making it ideal for avoiding trouble on those treacherous winter roads.

Waze is available on the Apple App Store for iOS and the Google Play Store for Android.

Weather in car

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Drive Weather is a navigation application that uses weather forecasts to help you plan your route. The app uses information from the National Weather Service to provide up-to-date information on travel conditions, making it a valuable tool for long and uncertain trips.

Drive Weather is available on the Apple App Store for iOS and on the Google Play Store for Android.


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Prevention is often better than cure, but if you need help, HONK can help. HONK lets you select the service you need, and a nearby provider will be on the scene quickly to save the day. On top of that, the app doesn’t require a subscription, so you only pay for the services you need.

HONK is available on the Apple App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Store for Android.

Flashing at the roadside

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Blink Roadside is a direct roadside assistance web application. You don’t need to be a member to use the app, and the company charges a flat fee for all services. You’ll pay $ 65 for general roadside assistance, including jump starts, flat tires, locks, and fuel delivery, and $ 99 for a tow. Easy access from the web application makes the service simple to use.

Blink is available on the company’s website as a web application.

Avoid inclement weather conditions and get quick assistance when you need it

If you add each of the mentioned apps to your winter arsenal, you should have no trouble predicting bad weather, navigating icy roads, and avoiding traffic hazards.

Ideally, you’ll want to use an accurate weather forecast app to avoid precarious situations, but also have roadside assistance ready and on standby if something goes wrong. Using the right apps will help make winter a less perilous experience.

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