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Traffic Message Channel (TMC) Traffic and Travel Information for GPS Navigators

Traffic Message Channel (TMC) is an extra paid service which delivers information about traffic conditions to suitably equipped GPS navigators including heavy traffic, delays, accidents, road works, black spots and speed cameras. When integrated into route calculations traffic information gives a driver options for alternative routes to avoid delays saving time and fuel. Many traffic services also provide travel information. garmin nuvi 2×5 series featuring Traffic Message Channel (TMC) Traffic […]

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TMC/FM Traffic for GPS Navigators

Traffic is an extra paid service which delivers to suitably equipped GPS navigators information about traffic conditions including heavy traffic, delays, accidents, road works, black spots and speed cameras. In the U.S. Traffic Message Channel (TMC/FM), MSN Direct and XM NavTraffic are three prominent traffic service providers. Service features and quality varies between the providers and different locations. Areas of coverage need to be checked prior to purchasing a Traffic […]

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