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Garmin Products with GPS Traffic Updates

written by: Jogabs•edited by: Heather Marie Kosur•updated: 7/8/2010

Are you always traveling in you car? Does it trouble you when you are stuck in traffic? Worry no more because Garmin GPS now have models with traffic alerts. Install this gadget, and you can be free from the hassles of traffic and arrive at your destination on time.

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    Garmin GPS Ultimate Traffic Alert System

    The live traffic update is one of the latest advancements in GPS technology. Garmin, being one of the most trusted and known brands in the GPS industry, brings you different products and services that come with traffic alert systems like the Street Pilot® c340.

    The Garmin GPS devices with traffic alerts provide a greater advantage compared to the features offered by normal GPS units. Garmin lets you enjoy all the dandy benefits of a GPS system plus the advantage of reaching your destination at the right time. Here are some of the advantages that you can enjoy when you install a Garmin GPS with traffic alerts in your car.

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    Advantages of Traffic Alerts

    • Garmin users can enjoy the benefit of having detailed traffic information based on their location.
    • You no longer have to use all your time waiting for the local traffic report because Garmin GPS with traffic alerts will let you have the traffic information that you need whenever you need it.
    • Garmin can save you gas and money by providing you with the fastest available route to your destination.
    • You can experience stress free driving as Garmin GPS guides you away from common delays and traffic jams.
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    Features of Garmin GPS with Traffic Alert

    Garmin GPS with traffic alert is a GPS device bundled with traffic receivers. They are available in any GPS shop or through online buying, and their price varies depending on their models and features. Below are the different features that come with a Garmin GPS with traffic alerts:

    • Preloaded maps
    • Bluetooth technology
    • Text to voice prompt
    • Widescreen display
    • Lifetime traffic alerts
    • Color-coded safety alert
    • Ultra thin casing and dimensions
    • Voice command navigation system
    • 3D map view
    • Touch screen
    • Long-lasting battery life
    • Data card slot

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    Garmin GPS Models with Traffic Alerts

    Of course, these features do not come with one GPS device alone. Garmin offers different models that will suit the varied needs of their customers. Here are some of the Garmin models that offer traffic alerts: nϋvi® 1260T, nϋvi® 1350T, nϋvi® 1370T, nϋvi® 1390T, nϋvi® 1490T, nϋvi® 265T, and nϋvi® 265WT as well as some others.

    Garmin also offers other alternatives to let their users enjoy a stress- and traffic-free drive to their customers. One of the alternatives available for those who have already a GPS installed in their car is buying a compatible FM receiver and accessorizing their GPS with it.

    Another convenient alternative offered by Garmin is a subscription. GPS users can also enjoy the road and receive traffic alerts by subscribing to Garmin Live Traffic. This live traffic alert service from Garmin is available in three different formats: the FM traffic that receives traffic update via FM in the US and Europe, the MSN®Direct that uses FM signals from MSN Direct in the US to receive traffic reports, and the XM NavTraffic™ that provides both weather and traffic alert and is broadcasted in the US and Canada.

    So, if you are one of those drivers who dream of traffic-free travel and time and gas saving routes, then you should definitely get one of these cool Garmin GPSs with traffic alerts or acquire their traffic update services.