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  Reply # 345176 25-Jun-2010 12:03 Send private message

Never had it work in Christchurch.

How do you know if your map data is out-of-date?




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  Reply # 345561 26-Jun-2010 17:05 Send private message

I have the latest veriosn of Ovi maps and the latest maps for New Zealand but still unable to get the speed limit warning to work.  I am using a 5800. 

Any more tips out there on what I might need to do to get this to work?

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  Reply # 349621 9-Jul-2010 18:45 Send private message

An update.

It seems that the speed limit warnings are not available everywhere.  Tried it on the Southern Motorway in Auckland and it works but not on State Highway 1 south of the Motorway.

When the speed limit option is available the speed window or box is coloured green when below the limit and red above the limit but when the speed limit option isn't available the speed window is black or gray.




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  Reply # 352541 17-Jul-2010 06:34 Send private message

I'm in Auckland and it only seems to work on the motorways.

We drove South over the bridge and a green background appears behind the speed display which goes red if you go over 80 and after a moment the nice english lady tells you you're speeding.
Through spaghetti junction onto SH16. My wife sped up to 100 and straight away we got a warning. We were going huh?? My wife was muttering about "Your stupid phone..."

Then we go to the 100kph signs which are actually some way along the motorway and INSTANTLY, to the metre, the display went back green.

Interesting. Does the 100kph zone really start there?

Also interestingly the on screen display wanted us to take the A exit off SH1 not the B, which would have taken us onto the port.




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  Reply # 358036 28-Jul-2010 23:57 Send private message

I get a road speed sign icon (eg. "100" in black on white inner circle, red outer ring), displaying intermittently on Wellington motorways, but never on local streets.  Don't recall any verbal warnings but it is a while since I used it locally.

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  Reply # 358180 29-Jul-2010 10:52 Send private message

It's only on major highways/motorways in our larger cities. for the time being.

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  Reply # 358214 29-Jul-2010 11:17 Send private message

gutted didn't safe me from getting a parking ticket for driving 10 km above 50 in remuera :(

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  Reply # 358431 29-Jul-2010 14:45 Send private message

cooljoo: gutted didn't safe me from getting a parking ticket for driving 10 km above 50 in remuera :(


Yes thats why I kept using my Tomtom. Its the 50km/h roads where they get you, rarely the motorways




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  Reply # 359095 30-Jul-2010 00:09 Send private message

cooljoo: gutted didn't safe me from getting a parking ticket for driving 10 km above 50 in remuera :(


Does your speedo not work?

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  Reply # 359424 30-Jul-2010 09:14 Send private message

n4:
cooljoo: gutted didn't safe me from getting a parking ticket for driving 10 km above 50 in remuera :(


Yes thats why I kept using my Tomtom. Its the 50km/h roads where they get you, rarely the motorways


I turned it off on my Tom Tom, I got sick of all the false alarms where they had the wrong speed limits loaded on the open roads.

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  Reply # 359499 30-Jul-2010 09:45 Send private message

graemeh:
n4:
cooljoo: gutted didn't safe me from getting a parking ticket for driving 10 km above 50 in remuera :(


Yes thats why I kept using my Tomtom. Its the 50km/h roads where they get you, rarely the motorways


I turned it off on my Tom Tom, I got sick of all the false alarms where they had the wrong speed limits loaded on the open roads.


Yes the map updates are not always the best. However, if its a regular point on my journey I can usually fix it myself, at least. And with 90 points on my license (at the time I got it) I was not going to take any chances.




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  Reply # 368866 17-Aug-2010 19:49 Send private message

Any fixed speed camera warnings coming?




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  Reply # 379170 13-Sep-2010 01:43 Send private message

@coffeebaron: Potentially, yes.

@n4: Often the latest version of Ovi Maps goes into public beta before it's released. This can be found at http://betalabs.nokia.com/ where the latest version (3.04) recently graduated to a full release. If the next version goes through public beta as well there is a section devoted to feature suggestions which is where you could submit your ideas.



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  Reply # 424826 6-Jan-2011 23:19 Send private message

I see the Ovi maps now has the speed limits on the main state highways now, not just some sections of motorway as in the past. This includes the speed limits in residential areas so long as that road is the state highway.  Note this is not all state highways just the major ones.

Well done Nokia!!!!




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  Reply # 424898 7-Jan-2011 09:18 Send private message

Still a few gaps though, e.g. SH1 south of Cambridge it ends. Also, still no speed cameras.




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