Waze
waze travel apps

The promise: Provides crowdsourced traffic information.
Price: Free
Available on: Website, iPhone, Android

Get real-time updates on accidents, jams, and detours, plus alternative route suggestions and the latest local gas prices.

One caveat: Because the data are provided by other drivers, the app works best in cities and other densely populated areas, says CNET automotive technology editor Antuan Goodwin.


  @Money - Last updated March 19 2013 03:48 PM ET
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