Go5000 European Borders

Discussion in 'Maps and Routing' started by Jaykay101, May 3, 2016.

  1. Jaykay101


    May 3, 2016
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    TomTom Model(s):
    TT One & TT5000
    No speech notification of . . . . . .
    Pleased that a trip through 10 European countries showed the device to work without fault and if watching the screen the borders are shown when you cross them (with a very feint line).
    However, I don't drive with one eye on the screen but listen to the speech in the main. And that is what is annoying - when crossing or about to cross a border there is no warning or notification whatsoever, so one crosses from country to country without being aware of the crossing point - especially on minor roads where often there is no signage.
    This I believe is a major flaw. Motoring regulations are not the same in every country and there is a need to know when a border is crossed.
    A colleagues sat nav device from a different manufacturer gave clear and concise notice of 'border ahead' and/or 'you have just crossed . . . . . '
    Jaykay101, May 3, 2016
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    dhn Moderator

    Oct 1, 2007
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    Toronto Canada
    TomTom Model(s):
    1535 LIVE; Via 1605; Go 50; Go 520
    You can call support with that request. They'll log it and the feature might make it into a future map. Maybe..........

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    dhn, May 3, 2016
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    canderson Moderator

    Dec 28, 2007
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    Colorado, USA
    TomTom Model(s):
    GO720 GO 740 GO1535 GO1605 VIA1535 GO 600
    Ah yes, as in France, where the Gendarmerie Nationale is too cheap to provide breath-a-lyzers and so one must carry one's own device in the car! Truly amazing.
    canderson, May 3, 2016
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