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Summit on sat nav data to be held in March

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Image courtesy of BBC News

March 2012 will be the month that Local Transport Minister, Norman Baker, will take action on incorrect sat nav maps. He’s aiming to ensure that all drivers get the appropriate vehicles on the right roads. He claims that misdirected traffic is an increasing problem, as well as a “scourge..

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Westminster trials sat nav guided gritters during wintry weather

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Early this February, a team of sat nav guided council vans were used to grit Westminster streets with  1,600 tons of salt. Roads were gritted by these clever new council vans which use electronic sensors that can ensure grit is spread across the road evenly. Furthermore, their GPS features..

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The sat nav that can help the blind

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Image courtesy of BBC Look East

Getting around can be difficult for blind people, and relying on current aids is often not quite enough for getting around properly. This is where new sat nav technology is coming in handy. A brand-new GPS based system, which is capable of announcing street names, shops and other landmarks,..

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D’oh! Homer takes the crown for the most popular sat nav voice

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Homer Simpson is the winner!

Homer Simpson, the famous cartoon character from The Simpsons, has recently been crowned as the most popular customised sat nav voice, beating a host of popular options like Ali G and Ozzy Osbourne. The Guinness World Records announced the news, stating that the Homer Simpson GPS voice package has..

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Review: The TomTom Via LIVE 120

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Publicity photo courtesy of TomTom

The TomTom Via LIVE 120 sat nav is able to offer a few little extras that other devices can’t. With eco routing, up-to-date speed camera alerts and even Google Local Search, you’ll find this new TomTom an incredibly useful device. The sat nav even allows you to call hands-free..

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Review: The Mio Spirit 480 UK ROI

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Publicity photo courtesy of Mio

The brand-new Mio sat nav is already a hit with consumers. With a clear and responsive 4.3inch touch screen and a whole host of features, this mid-range device is a great option for drivers who are constantly on the move. The usual navigation features, like postcode search, can be..

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Review: The Garmin Nuvi 1340

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Publicity photo courtesy of Garmin

Yet another great addition to the Nuvi 1300 line, the 1340 has focused primarily on fuel economy. It offers an eco route system, which allows you to take the most fuel-efficient route possible. What’s more, it even tracks fuel usage during your journey so that you can be sure..

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Top tips for sat nav safety

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton All rights reserved by js_corsa

Being safe with your sat nav is a matter of common sense, and you’ll be able to follow these easy instructions to remain safe on the road. The first thing you need to remember is that it is not safe to operate the sat nav while you’re driving. If..

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