Wherever youre going, have a smoother trip with Garmin Drive. This dedicated GPS navigator includes innovative driver alerts to help increase your situational awareness and preloaded travel points of interest from TripAdvisor to help find everything you need along the way. Drivers also benefit from basic parking availability information based on historical data . The future is on your Garmin. Just look ahead and drive.
Driver Alerts: Know Your Surroundings
To encourage safer driving and increase situational awareness, Garmin Drive provides driver alerts for sharp curves, speed changes, railroad 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 speed cameras², and even get fatigue warnings³ that suggest potential rest areas after several hours of driving.
Road Trips Just Got Better with TripAdvisor
When youre not familiar with the area, its nice to have something to point you in the right direction. Thats why were 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 worlds largest travel site directly to your car, were 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 QT, 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 malls, by finding a place within a larger location. It even helps navigate through parking lots to find the entrance nearest your destination. Additionally, parking information based on historical data is available to help you find parking near your destination.
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.