I have to admit I’m guilty of calling 411 a lot more than I’d like. You’re driving around and you need directions to a store or you want to call a restaurant and what do you do, you call 411 for the number. Then you get your cell phone bill and realize you paid a dollar a call! Well now there’s a free 411 service if you are willing to listen to a 20 second ad. I found this on Real Simple:
Another solution is to keep a phone book in your car.