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craigrow
01-19-2011, 11:00 AM
So, virtually every day since I picked up my 335i Dec. 4th, there is a "traffic alert" on the nav that says, "WA2: snow on roadway - 35 miles." Well, no **** shirlock. That's why they put the ski resort there.

Yesterday the valley floods and Hwy 223 is closed as a result. I can't get to work without a 10 mile detour. Is there a traffic alert on the iDrive, Nooooooo. Hwy 522 is a parking lot due to the traffic being diverted there. Is there an alert on the iDrive, Noooooo.

Has anyone found the alerts to ever be useful?

Hu99
01-19-2011, 12:22 PM
Has anyone found the alerts to ever be useful?

Noooooo. :D

Campfamily
01-19-2011, 01:27 PM
Turned mine off a long time ago. Of course, where I live (Los Angeles), every freeway is a traffic alert!!!:rofl:

craigrow
01-20-2011, 02:04 PM
Turned mine off a long time ago. Of course, where I live (Los Angeles), every freeway is a traffic alert!!!:rofl:

According to this (http://blog.seattlepi.com/transportation/archives/236403.asp)we're not too far behind you in terms of bad traffic. I do like the traffic flow data. Unfortunatley it seems to not cover the smaller roads I spend most of my drive time on.