Welcome / open talk


More and more drivers are ratted out to police and insurance adjusters – by their own cars.


Biller has heard of remote readers that could access the data just by coming close to a vehicle.

"Ceterum autem censeo, Carthaginem esse delendam" “When governments fear the people, there is liberty. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny.”

What happened to all the airlines????

Air travel is getting worse. With all the small companies getting wiped out it gets harder and harder to get from point a to point be.

Garmin 3597 LMTHD

Bringing culture to the masses.

Bringing culture to the masses.


"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -- John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. president


i have a 3790t and when im driving along i get an alert that pops up of something no where near me .....example sometimes when im coming up on a rest area say in texas...i get the little popup that has somthing else in a different state..or somethimes ill be driving along and a pop up comes up of again something no where near me sometimes 1000miles away ........any ideas

Thread Sorting

The current thread sorting scheme is to show first records of the thread first. That makes for a very bad experience. Some of the threads are many pages long. Getting to the current revelent data is a pain.

Are Cameras the New Guns?

I had been contemplating whether to post an article on the growing "illegality" of filming police for a while. While it is not really GPS related, many instances seem traffic related and we have had a spat of posts concerning "privacy". These have included OnStar recording your driving and clandestine installation of GPS devise on a person's car.

Garmin Nuvi650 - Morehead City, NC

Military jamming of GPS in Scotland suspended



Jamming of global positioning signals (GPS) during Europe's largest military exercise has been suspended, following complaints from fishermen.

Contributor of the Week

I am noticing a lot of users of this site with Contributor of the Week badges by their names. I'm sure they can't all be contributor of the week for this past week. Are those badges staying with the user after they win it for good? Is this something new?

Contributors of the Week 2011-10-03

This is one of those weeks where it's hard to narrow the field and select just one or two people to recognize, so I've decided to do something a little different.

This week, I'm going to shine a spotlight on a discussion topic that I particularly enjoyed and recognize everyone who's contributed to the thread thus far.

The post I've selected is "Rejuvenate a Nuvi Battery?":

Chit Chat Thread for the week of October 10th, 2011

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.


Happy Thanksgiving (in Canada)

to all my fellow canuks smile

Nüvi 255WT with nüMaps Lifetime North America born on 602117815 / Nüvi 3597LMTHD born on 805972514

Zero Tolerance, Zero Sense

I just ran across an old Time magazine article I had saved. While it has nothing directly to do with Automated Traffic Enforcement, it occurred to me that it would make good reading for city councils and/or police departments considering what leeway should be given to offenses caught on cameras - particularly turning right on red.

State highway officials ...

State highway officials are using their public offices to lend credibility to ... the Traffic Safety Coalition


The FCC is at it again!

Now it's mandatory - GPS capabilities for cell phones by 2018.


This will bring the "Big Brother is watching" paranoids out screaming!

Metricman Nuvi 660, GTM-20 Traffic Receiver Nuvi 3597 GTM-60 Traffic Receiver Williamsburg, VA

Mandatory Firmware update!


Nuvi 7x5 firmware update to 4.30 released.

Update thru webupdater or Garmin site.

"Destination Eternity" Garmin 765T, & Samsung Galaxy Note Edge

Auto Owners Beware -- D.C. Cops Throw Drivers in Jail for Expired Tags

Nuvi 2460LMT, 765T, C530

maintaining active status

after achieving active status, what needs to be done to maintain it?

Headstone locations

I want to use the GPS to put coordinates for the location of my ancestors headstone. Some are in very bad shape and are hard to locate.

Has anyone ever done anything like this or have advise how to proceed?

Tim S.

Contributors of the Week 2011-09-26

This week we're recognizing turboccc. He's already well decorated as contributor of the year for 2009 and 2010, but like the energizer bunny, this guy just keeps going-and-going-and-going smile

This last week, turboccc's been quite busy making the top-notch Extra POI Editor (EPE) even more "awesomer", with new beta versions 5.26, 5.27 and soon EPE v5.28.

Chit Chat Thread for the week of October 3rd, 2011

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.


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