February 24, 2016

Auto Expert Lists “Apps You Should Know”

We generally don’t shy away from the media at Urgent.ly. Put another way: we love attention, especially when in the form of compliments from people in the know.

We generally don’t shy away from the media at Urgent.ly. Put another way: we love attention, especially when in the form of compliments from people in the know. 

Today that person in the know is Jill Ciminillo, Auto Matters editor whose opinions are carried by news organizations all over the U.S.

In selecting Urgent.ly as one of the few “Auto apps you should know about”  Ciminillo said, “You simply pay as you go and keep peace of mind in your pocket at all times… If you’ve ever used Uber, Urgent.ly will probably seem a bit familiar.”

Both true, and happily so. 

So thanks Jill for helping our mission to move Urgent.ly from what you “should” know about to what you already knew. 

Happy driving.

Many individuals and local authorities have already jumped on the opportunity to remind users to drive safely. There are even signs popping up on highways to encourage safer driving.

Luckily, there are tools out there to help the tech-obsessed (or the poke-obsessed) improve their driving. One of our favorites is an app called TrueMotion Family! The app analyzes your driving in order to provide you with a score - and insights as to how you drive. It's perfect for parents who want to monitor their teen drivers. The app gives parents the power to see where their kids drive, and produces a 'report card' on their driving in addition to an assessment of whether they were driving distracted (using their cell phone). Plus, families have access to roadside assistance on-demand from right within the TrueMotion app.

I don’t remember Ash, Misty, or Brock driving cars in their quest to be the very best, like no one ever was. And there aren’t vehicles any in PokemonGO. At Urgent.ly, we love the game and just like you, we’re prepared to travel across the land searching far and wide to catch 'em all, but we encourage you to put safety first in your travels! Remember that the power of Pokemon is awesome in augmented reality but automobiles are a powerful tool meant for use in the real world and require optimum focus to operate safely. In a world we must defend, you can start by driving safely, and catch and train ‘em all when you’re not operating a vehicle.

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