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Examining the BMW iDrive Interface


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iDrive Traffic Warnings
BMW iDrive traffic warning screen

The traffic warning alerts help steer drivers around problem areas.

Photo © Jeff Wilcox
In addition to basic navigation functionality, iDrive is also capable of issuing traffic warnings. If the system locates a traffic problem on the selected route, it will issue a warning so the driver can take action. These warnings show how far away the problem is and how long of a delay to expect. The iDrive navigation system is also capable of calculating alternate routes, which can be accessed by selecting the detour option.

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