What Do With Car Wi-Fi?

With modern technology getting better and better, it is now possible to make your own car into a personal Wi-Fi hotspot or with Internet connectivity. Both options are easy to set up, with a hotspot just needing the use of a good data plan and a smartphone. 4G options simply need a dongle and this will stay in your car at all times and potentially save you money in the long run, though they won’t connect to the car’s systems. Some modern cars even have Wi-Fi integrated already, making it even easier to stay connected.

Whatever method you choose, car Wi-Fi, of course, has its pros and cons. We will start with the cons. The first thing to bear in mind is passenger and driver safety. In most countries, it is illegal to drive whilst holding a mobile device. Having Wi-Fi and getting messages can be distracting and potentially dangerous for all in the car. It is therefore important to have a hands free device if you are the driver. For passengers, of course, there is no such problem.

Onto the pros. Having constant Wi-Fi access means that you are instantly accessible by everyone, it also means that you can stay abreast of everything that is going on in the world whether it is latest headlines, weather reports, or, of course, traffic news. Car Wi-Fi is the perfect solution to avoiding those tiresome tailbacks on the way to work. If, heaven forbid, you are caught in one, then with Wi-Fi access, you can hop onto your favourite online gaming site and play a few rounds or spin a few slots whilst you wait for the traffic to clear.

Whatever you use the car Wi-Fi for, it is important to remain safe at all times. Passengers should not distract drivers with the latest entertaining post and likewise, drivers need to refrain from checking their phone whilst on the move.