Using your smartphone while driving is not smart– and in most states, it is illegal. Checking your text messages, surfing the Internet, and talking on the phone can be a deadly mistake. Yet, your phone is not all bad. There are apps out there that will actually make you a better driver. There are apps to help you avoid a distracted driving accident, apps that can monitor your driving habits, help you safe fuel, and even apps to help you avoid road hazards.