Can't seem to do long distance navigation

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Re: Can't seem to do long distance navigation

Postby thanos6 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:14 am

Really?

Bleh. In that case, I've found my first real gripe with this thing.

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Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:35 pm

Thanos6 wrote:
bigbear3764 wrote:Can your car go 1000 miles on a tank of fuel? Are you making the trip in one day?


No, but I would like an idea of how long and far the trip will be, so I can plan things out better. I'll have to use some other app or program for that instead.

Yep. Waze is not a general purpose nav app yet. The first paragraph in the App Store is pretty clear on the focus of Waze being your "daily commute."
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Postby Bigbear3764 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 11:53 am

True. I don't remember if the live map on the web site will do trips over 1000 miles.




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Postby Bigbear3764 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 2:05 am

Can your car go 1000 miles on a tank of fuel? Are you making the trip in one day?




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Postby Bigbear3764 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:12 am

About 1000 miles is most it will do. Was built for local commuting. Just set your destination for gas stops.


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Postby thanos6 » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:04 am

OK, I live in South Carolina, but I have friends all across the country. I've been considering a road trip out to the west coast to see some of them, but I've had problems getting their locations to pull up in the Waze client (the map editor is fine).

One of them lives in Reno, Nevada. When I search for his street, I get similarly named streets in Georgia, Tennessee, Vermont, and North Carolina, but not Nevada. When I search simply for Reno, Nevada, I get roads in SC that are named Reno Ct or Reno Rd, but not the actual city in Nevada.

Another friend lives in Davis, California. The results are similar; I get similarly named roads or towns in South Carolina, Georgia, or Mississippi, but not California.

Both of the streets exist in the map editor, I just can't get them to pull up in the client. Help?
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