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Old 12-25-2011, 01:11 AM
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Originally Posted by JSpira View Post
Going back to the thread's original topic, I just drove a Lexus HS250h (I am spending a week with this car) and I was on the Upper West Side, close to the GW Bridge.

Because of traffic, I couldn't turn so the navi "suggested" I cross the GWB into NJ and come back.

I declined to follow this advice - but it was pretty funny to look at the map and see the routing.
I've had a similar experience where the Nav system routed an inexplicable detour when my destination was straight ahead on the same highway I started from. I've learned to zoom out (adjusting the view scale with the iDrive knob) to get a sense of the entire route before starting, and find that this often gives a valuable, common sense perspective.
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