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can i get google maps to avoid congestion charge zones

montana78 Avatar
5m, 4w agoPosted 5 months, 4 weeks ago
i was driving back from north london to south london when my mercedes navigation charge landed me in congestion charge zone. Unfortunately I left my tomtom in my other car so I thought I'd use google maps on android phone. it was still the same kept taking me into charge zones. It was a nightmare. I ended up having to drive to aldgate and crossing via tower bridge after getting some directions.

If i look at google maps on internet it knows where charge zone is. so is there a way of telling it to avoid these zones?
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5m, 4w agoPosted 5 months, 4 weeks ago
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#1
could you add like avoid this area like you can for road works?
#2
check for avoid tolls setting
#3
Try Waze, it handled Durham congestion charges well.
I used to use Google maps until someone recommend Waze, love it especially the community reporting (speed cameras etc) and love traffic.
#4
Waze is great for real time traffic, cameras, etc. And it is owned by Google!
#5
I use Google Maps a lot, but also highly recommend Waze too. An immediate benefit of Waze is it has speed cameras.
#6
bozo007
Waze is great for real time traffic, cameras, etc. And it is owned by Google!
something I didnt know. wouldn't Google rather improve their own Google maps with these features?
#7
Paddy_o_furniture
Try Waze, it handled Durham congestion charges well.
I used to use Google maps until someone recommend Waze, love it especially the community reporting (speed cameras etc) and love traffic.


Durham only has 1 congestion charge and that's if you want to drive up to the cathedral and it is £2. Don't see how it eases congestion as not many people drive up there anyway. (Stealth taxes Grrr)
#8
Under route options, tick avoid toll roads. Won't take you through congestion zones
#9
Aiden1512
Under route options, tick avoid toll roads. Won't take you through congestion zones
Is this for Google maps or waze?
#10
I used waze originally but found it made my phone heat up a lot. Have changed to using Here and gmaps.

Not sure if others found the same issue with waze app.
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montana78
Aiden1512
Under route options, tick avoid toll roads. Won't take you through congestion zones
Is this for Google maps or waze?

Google maps

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