Top 14 Aussie Car Apps For A Better Driving Experience

Planning on taking a road trip or just want to know the best apps for your daily driving needs? We’ve got you covered with the top 14 Aussie Car Apps. These apps are sure to give you a better driving experience whether you’re travelling throughout Australia or just need to get home safely and quickly after work.

We’ve found the best apps for travelling and keeping you out of traffic whether you’re a novice driver or a business driver, always on the road. These apps should help keep you out of trouble whether you’re looking for a cheap park, need to brush up on your driving skills and car care tips and Australian road rules, avoid road incidents or even if you’re just on the road and busting for a wee.

Top 14 Aussie Car Apps For A Better Driving Experience
Apps for Travelling

Whereis

Extensive Australian map coverage. Search for addresses, places and businesses straight from the Yellow Pages. Find points of interest quickly and easily, including petrol stations, ATMs, car parks, restaurants etc.

Free – Android and ios

ParkMate

Wilson Parking App allows you to find the nearest Wilson car park. Includes access to special discounts, park rates, opening times and a list of surrounding attractions. Comes with feature that reminds you where you parked.

Free – ios

Show the Loo

Find public loos right across Australia. Includes opening hours, whether showers or baby-changing facilities are available and accessibility features. Shows all loos within a 10km radius of your current location and shows you how to get to your chosen loo.

Free – ios

Parkhound

Select from over 1,000 community sourced parking spaces around Australia. Lease a parking space from a few hours to a few months. No more expensive parking garages and inspectors. Book the space you need at the price you want through the app. Every booking is covered by Parkhound’s Booking Guarantee. You can also list your own parking space for lease.

Free – ios

Top 14 Aussie Car Apps For A Better Driving Experience

Apps to Keep You Out of Traffic

VicTraffic

The official traffic app from VicRoads, including info on road closures, detours, traffic alerts, roadwork, tow allocations, travel times and events. See how traffic is looking with the live traffic camera, available from strategic locations around Melbourne.

Free – Android

SnarlTraffic

Similar to VicTraffic but featuring live camera footage from NSW, Victoria and Queensland. SnarlTraffic lets you pinpoint relevant traffic using GPS and allows you to adjust the time frame to view relevant traffic incidents.

Free – Android

Perth Traffic Updates

Mobile view of traffic updates from Get The Bigger Picture. Features easily browsable traffic incidents, roadwork and congestion areas. Also includes speed camera locations for each day.

Free – Android

Traffic Cam Sydney

The only app with all the Sydney traffic cameras. Features live traffic settings for easy navigation and viewing traffic in real-time. Similar apps also available.

Free – Android

WA Traffic

Allows you to view traffic cameras provided by MainRoads Western Australia. View the MainRoads WA website before downloading to see if there are cameras on your regular routes.

$0.99 – ios

Top 14 Aussie Car Apps For A Better Driving Experience

Apps for Learner Drivers

Australia Driver Knowledge Test Questions

A simulated Australian Driver Knowledge Test just like the real thing. Unlike other Australian DKT apps, this prepares you for acing your test in all states and territories. Similar apps also available.

Free –ios

Learners Logbook

Record your driver experience, maintaining an electronic and paper based backup, including distance travelled, start and end times, trip place names and driving conditions. All calculations required are recorded automatically. Complies with all states (not ACT) in Android version. Vic, NSW and QLD available on ios.

Free – Android and ios

Apps for Business

Aussie Driving Log

Keep track of your business car’s kilometres, view reports and email them to yourself or your accountant. Complies with the Australian Taxation Office requirements.

$1.99 –ios

AutoLogBook

Developed in Melbourne, AutoLogBook tracks your FBT targets, toll roads, allowances and business kilometre percentage of your trips. It is the only electronic logbook that tracks and estimates FBT targets.

$7.49 –ios

VehicleLog

Tax deductible, VehicleLog supports multiple vehicles and logbook periods, editing of existing trip records, calculates and reports percent of business use and publishes and creates an audit report in CSV and PDF. Send directly to employer, accountant or tax agent. Fully compliant with ATO.

$10.99 –ios

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