Thursday, July 14, 2011

Google Maps shows current traffic information

To activate the new feature, open and select from the options menu on the right, select "Traffic". Google then displays a current traffic forecasts. Colors indicate the speed at which traffic moves forward: Red / Black signaled "Stop & Go", red for slow-moving traffic, yellow indicates a high volume of traffic, green means free rides.

Who "Google Maps Navigation" uses his phone to receive, simultaneously forwarding recommendations. The traffic information are available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Great Britain, Netherlands, Spain, Poland, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Israel, Luxembourg, Slovakia and Japan.

This works on PC as well as smartphones, where Google Maps is installed. Covered are all the highways and motorways and main roads in big cities. Users in the UK will receive additional information on secondary roads. For more about typical traffic conditions at certain times or days of the week you want to know, click on the Change link in the legend of Google Maps and is a day and time.

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