Dedicated GPS Navigator with Driver Alerts
- Easy-to-use dedicated GPS navigator with bright 5.0-inch dual-orientation
- Preloaded with lifetime maps¹
- Provides real-time services² such as live traffic and weather information³
- Driver alerts for dangerous curves, speed changes, safety cameras4,
railway crossings, animal crossings
- TripAdvisor® ratings for travel points of interest (POIs) such as hotels,
restaurants and attractions
Wherever you’re going, have a smoother trip with Garmin Drive. This dedicated
GPS navigator includes helpful driver alerts to help increase your situational
awareness, live services that bring you up-to-date information and built-in
data from TripAdvisor to help find everything you need along the way. The
future is on your Garmin. Just look ahead and drive.
Live Services for Your Drive
Outsmart traffic jams with time-saving alternate routes or by avoiding them
altogether. For traffic alerts, relevant rerouting directions and up-to-date
weather forecasts, download the Smartphone Link app, which connects your Garmin
Drive with your compatible smartphone. As you near your destination. The
Smartphone Link app also enables LiveTrack², which lets drivers share their
location so friends can track your whereabouts whether you are running errands
around town or taking a long road trip.
Driver Alerts: Know Your Surroundings
To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, Garmin Drive
provides driver alerts for sharp curves, speed changes, railway crossings and
animal crossings. Additionally, the navigator will warn you when driving the
wrong way on a one-way street and alert you to nearby schools and school zones.
Receive notifications for nearby red light cameras and safety cameras4,
and even get fatigue warnings5 that suggest potential rest areas
after several hours of driving.
Road Trips Just Got Better with TripAdvisor
When you’re not familiar with the area, it’s nice to have something to point
you in the right direction. That’s why we’re bringing TripAdvisor to your
Garmin Drive navigator. View ratings for travel POIs, such as hotels,
restaurants and attractions, along your route or near your destination. From
the world’s largest travel site directly to your car, we’re helping you find
the stops that make the entire journey part of the destination. Also locate new
attractions with the built-in Trip Planner tool, which adds fun to road trips
by suggesting interesting stops along the way.
Friendly Guidance from Garmin Real Directions™
Redefine ’spoken turn-by-turn’ directions with Garmin Real Directions. Our
easy-to-understand driving directions use recognizable landmarks, buildings and
traffic lights in addition to spoken street names, guiding you as if your best
friend is sitting in the passenger seat. No more squinting to read distant
street signs. Just listen for Garmin Real Directions to tell you, ’Turn left
after the Petrol Station,’ or ’Turn right after the red building.’ Following
directions has never been easier.
Find Exactly Where You Need to Go
The Direct Access feature simplifies navigating to complex destinations, such
as airports or shopping centres, by finding a place within a larger location.
It even helps navigate through car parks to find the entrance nearest your
More to See and Do with Foursquare®
Thanks to Foursquare, your Garmin Drive navigator is loaded with thousands of
additional popular places like restaurants, entertainment venues, shops and
other points of interest. Next time you get in the car and take a ride, you
might just find your new favorite spot.
Works with Garmin Backup Camera
For a complete navigation solution, Garmin Drive pairs with the BC™
30 Wireless Backup Camera (sold separately; professional installation
recommended). Once connected, you can easily see vehicles, pedestrians and
other obstacles right on the Garmin Drive display as you move in reverse.
One-stop Device Management
Use Garmin Express to keep your Garmin Drive navigator up to date. Garmin
Express makes it easy to update maps and software. The quality of map data can
make all the difference between finding your destination and getting lost.
High-quality HERE map data enables your Garmin device to provide you with the
information you need, when you need it most - reducing the frustrations of
driving by avoiding delays and cutting down the time you spend in your car.
¹Lifetime Maps Terms and Conditions
²To access live information, you must download the free Smartphone
Link app. User’s data plan charges, if any, will apply. Contact your
mobile service provider for more information about your service plan’s data and
roaming rates. Requires Bluetooth-enabled smartphone (sold separately).
³Parking data is available for most city centres (currently unavailable in
Southern Africa). For coverage details, visit parkopedia.com
4Red light and safety camera warnings are not available in all
5The fatigue warning activates after longer periods of consecutive
driving without any long stops along the route.
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