Newbie desperately seeking advice on mapping

Nov 23, 2014
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Hello - I'm not here on false pretences, even tho' I don't have Satnav - I'd like to find out how mis-routed or impossible-to-access locations are shown on mapping - and what data is required to request to have a location identified as a no-go-area on SatNav mapping. Please let me explain:
For 25 yrs I've lived - and worked - from home, which is by the side of a rural C-class lane where my house and listed outbuilding are close together on either side of the lane, which forms a pinch-point between the buildings, and is on a series of bends, including 180º & 90º bends at top and bottom of a steep hill. There are blue & white advisory notices at either end of my section of lane, but these are consistently ignored by drivers of med - large trucks (incl artics). On average, there is some kind of incident once or twice a week, with about half of those involving damage either to my buildings or to the vehicles. Multiply that by 25yrs and you might understand the stress and expensive repair costs I continue to experience.
My local Council have systematically refused to instal mandatory warning notices (such as you might find for a Low Bridge, for inst) as it might 'set a precedence'. The SatNav companies I have approached in the past tell me they cannot include alerts on their mapping unless there are mandatory signs; is this still true?
I am sympathetic to truck-drivers whose time is wasted either getting stuck or having to make unnecessarily complex manoeuvres - especially as there is an A-road more-or-less paralleling my lane. But by the time they reach this impasse, their tempers are frayed, and I have to take the abuse. Any feedback will be welcome, please, including advice on better places to post my plea. Many thanks.



Oct 1, 2007
Toronto Canada
TomTom Model(s)
Go 50; Go 520
This is a user forum and not an official TomTom support forum.

Have you tried calling TomTom?

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You can also go to TomTom's own user forum and copy your post above in the Map Quality sub forum there.

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