We all know the perils of trying to use your phone while driving. When you’re zipping down the highway or navigating a busy street, it can be a life-altering mistake to look away from the road at the little screen in your lap or cupholder. Our phones feature so much technology to make our drives so much more convenient and enjoyable that many are often tempted to take that risk.
A safer option is to enjoy the phone’s same functionality through your car’s infotainment screen. This screen is bigger than your phone and sits more in your line of sight, and the system is designed to accept voice commands. If you have an iPhone, this feature is called Apple CarPlay. Nearly anyone else who has a smartphone can turn to Android Auto, the subject of today’s article. Here are 10 things you need to know about Android Auto.