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Old Aug 23, 2008, 11:51 AM   #1
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avoiding tolls when using map app

hello guys,

When using maps.google.com there is the option to avoid toll roads.

Does this functionality exist in the iPhone app? If it does I can't figure out how to enable it.

Many of the locations I specify bring up routes with roll roads, and I can't figure out how to choose any alternatives.

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Old Aug 23, 2008, 06:00 PM   #2
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Old Aug 23, 2008, 06:10 PM   #3
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Old Aug 23, 2008, 08:00 PM   #4
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Not that I know of. My tomtom gps has an option to avoid toll booths. Perhaps when they come out with an iPhone app we will have that option.
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how much more gas would you be wasting trying to avoid a $2 toll by trying to find your way around it?
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Sometimes you find really neat places off the beaten path(skipping toll roads).
Other times you are sorry you had taken the 'free' ride cause the 2 lane horse path your on is in worse shape then your freshman liver after pledging.
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Old Oct 13, 2009, 12:03 PM   #7
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Figured it out!

I don't know if anyone has worked it out yet but if you want to avoid toll roads, in the iPhone maps app, at the end of the destination address put a space & type "no toll" and it will avoid toll roads. It makes me wonder "how much more can it do that we don't know about?"
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I don't know if anyone has worked it out yet but if you want to avoid toll roads, in the iPhone maps app, at the end of the destination address put a space & type "no toll" and it will avoid toll roads. It makes me wonder "how much more can it do that we don't know about?"
Cool find! Anyone wanna confirm?
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Cool find! Anyone wanna confirm?
Why exactly do you need confirmation?
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Why exactly do you need confirmation?
Why not?
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Why not?
Because you can simply do it yourself.
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Old Oct 13, 2009, 01:45 PM   #12
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Because you can simply do it yourself.
Technically I can't. I don't have wifi right now.
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Old Oct 13, 2009, 07:08 PM   #13
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Cool find! Anyone wanna confirm?
Didn't work at all for me.
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Old Oct 13, 2009, 07:24 PM   #14
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doesn't work at all.
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Old Oct 13, 2009, 07:24 PM   #15
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the mapquest app

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hello guys,

When using maps.google.com there is the option to avoid toll roads.

Does this functionality exist in the iPhone app? If it does I can't figure out how to enable it.

Many of the locations I specify bring up routes with roll roads, and I can't figure out how to choose any alternatives.

Thanks,
Corey
the old mapquest app is the answer to your toll troubles my friend.. i dont know if they (mapquest)still has it in store.. with this new GPS thing out now.. but the old one definitely gave you the route and the functionality of avoiding toll roads.
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Old May 19, 2010, 09:13 AM   #16
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This was an issue I was having and the "no toll" string on the end of the destination address worked for me.

Oops. Spoke too soon. It tried to send me on a different toll road to the wrong destination. No toll definitely does not work.

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