Commuting is inevitable. One way or another, you’re going to have to experience it. Whether it’s from home to school, home to campus, or to work. Most likely, you’ll experience this when you have to go to the office the same time everybody else in your town has to. And that’s when you’ll experience the traffic, and the long waits for the bus to come to your bus stop. It can seem tedious, having to leave home an hour and a half before actually arriving to the office, and the same for when you go home. The traffic can be stressful, not to mention cramming inside public transportation, not getting a seat or missing your bus. How to deal with it?

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Always Have A Charger

If you have a personal car that you use to commute, then it should be easy for you to have a charger. A charger is necessary because you never know what kind of traffic you’ll have to deal with. For this, you might need the entertainment from your phone. Whether it’s scrolling through Instagram , watching Netflix, or playing Mobile Games, you know you need your phone when commuting.

If you prefer to flip through a book instead, or isn’t a big fan of smart phone entertainment, you’ll still need your phone for safety. In case something happens, the first thing you’ll need is a phone. When witnessing an accident, you’ll need to call 911. When you yourself is in an accident, the rescuer will need your phone to call your friend or relative. Even if your phone got robbed, you’ll still need it on so you can track it down using Find My iPhone.

 

Use GPS For Best Routes

GPS is a commuter’s best friend. Only GPS can tell you which way you should take when using your own vehicle, or which transitions you should take when using public transportation. You can check out Waze PC before you leave from work to see what the road is like. If it’s packed, maybe you can go somewhere nearby to wait out the traffic, and leave when it has subsided. Waze PC provides you with a detailed insight on what the road looks like, with red, yellow, and clear indicating the traffic and even warnings for accidents and police inspections.

person going to cross the road

Make Necessary Stops

A long commute calls for necessary stops, such as to go to the bathroom, freshen up, and even to grab a bite. It seems like an abnormal thing to do since it prolongs the commuting time, but it would make you feel less stressed when you get home. This is why there are more rest areas now, so that commuters have a chance to do the things they couldn’t inside a vehicle. The number of women who get UTIs from a traffic jam, for example, is remarkably high. If only they’d make a short stop to go to the toilet, they wouldn’t be spending their money on antibiotics!

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