How useful are Sat Navs? Waste of time or essential driving companion?
76% of UK drivers own a Sat Nav. Whether it's on their smart phone, one of the stand alone devices that attach to the windscreen or a fancy inbuilt navigation system. They have become ingrained into modern driving and have given confidence to more people to take to the roads on longer journeys in their cars. A staple for business drivers too, the SatNav is not without its fans. But how often do we actually use our SatNav? Are they really useful or do they cause more trouble than they are worth? Does our reliance on Sat Nav mean that we can no longer navigate ourselves or read maps? Do we spend less time looking at road signs as a result of Sat Nav usage? In this article, we'll investigate how useful are sat navs and discuss whether they are a waste of time or an essential driving companion.
Are Sat Navs a waste of time?
Sat Navs aren't famed for always giving the right directions. Reports of these devices taking motorists the wrong way down a one-way street or directing drivers into marinas are all over the web. You might not have experienced this first hand. But you will have almost certainly seen what it's like when 'Sat Nav Goes Sour'. Putting your Sat Na [...]
Infotainment systems are gaining in popularity and the technology is becoming increasingly more advanced. These clever additions for the modern car driver are turning your vehicle into a moving computer or a mobile, mobile phone!..... See what we did there? Simply, it's an integrated system that offers a host of information and entertainment at your fingertips from the dashboard of your car. We've all adopted the smartphone into our lives and now we wonder how we ever lived without Google at our fingertips! Infotainment systems are the same. Once you've experienced everything one of these systems brings to your driving experience then you will wonder how you ever managed without it.
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