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Car GPS, Waze & Google Maps: Which Gets You To Your Destination Faster?

Car GPS, Waze & Google Maps: Which Gets You To Your Destination Faster?


20 MILES FROM THE WHITE HOUSE IN MARYLAND. HE IS FINISHING OUT THE CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR IN MANHATTAN. HE’S EXPECTED TO MAKE THE OFFICIAL MOVE TO WASHINGTON THIS SUMMER. WE HAVE SO MANY CHOICES FOR GPS DIRECTIONS THESE DAYS. AND WE ALL HAVE OUR FAVORITES. BUT DO YOU EVER WONDER IF ANOTHER SYSTEM WOULD GET YOU THERE FASTER. MEESHA JOHNSON DECIDED TO PUT SOME SYSTEMS TO A FRIENDLY TEST. MY FELLOW DRIVERS. FINAL DESTINATION CENTRAL PARK DOYLESTOWN. YOU’RE GOING TO BE HAVING WHAT? GOOGLE MAPS. GOOGLE MAPS. AND DAN? I’M MR. WAZE. I’M THE INTERNAL GPS AND I FEEL LIKE I WAS JUST LOOKING AT IT AND I DON’T KNOW. TRAFFIC IS PRETTY HEAVY TODAY. EACH SYSTEM IS GIVING US A DIFFERENT ROUTE. GOOGLE MAPS MOSTLY HIGHWAYS. GOOGLE ON THE TURNPIKE TO 309 NORTH. WAZE TO SIDE STREETS AND MINE 611 ALMOST ALL THE WAY. MINE SAYS 51 MINUTES SO LET’S SEE. HOW LONG DOES YOURS SAY? 52 MINUTES. 53 MINUTES. ACTUALLY 611 IS SHOWING ME THE QUICKEST ROUTE. THIS IS GOING TO BE VERY INTERESTING. WAZE, A NEWER APP COMBINES TRADITIONAL GPS WITH TIPS FROM FELLOW DRIVERS. WATCH OUT, POTHOLE ON ROAD AHEAD. I AM FAIRLY CONVINCED I WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO FIND THIS WITHOUT HELP. AS DAN IS FINDING HIS WAY. 76 WEST TOWARDS THE NORTHEAST EXTENSION. GOOGLE IS FINDING TRAFFIC. ONCE TRAFFIC GETS SLOWING AGAIN, SHE HAS TO STOP ON THE TURNPIKE TO PAY A TOLL. WILL IT TAKE A TOLL ON HER TIME? WE’VE BEEN DRIVING FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES OR SO. AND GUESS WHAT? WE’RE STILL ON 611. BUT THINGS ARE AT LEAST TURNING MY WAY. NOW WE HAVE A LOT OF GREEN LIGHTS. NOW WE’RE KIND OF MOVING. WE ARE JUST ABOUT TO TURN ON TO 202 NORTH. USING WAZE, DAN IS MAKING PERFECT TIME. WAZE HAS BEEN NOT ONLY SCENE IC AND EFFICIENT, BUT DEAD-ON ACCURATE. YOU HAVE ARRIVED. 10:40 ESTIMATED TIME AND WE PULLED IN EXACTLY AT 10:40. YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT. GOOGLE MAPS NOT FAR BEHIND. DESPITE TAKING A TOLL ON THE HIGHWAY, SHE IS HERE FIVE MINUTES LATER THAN DAN’S WAZE. SO 10:42 RIGHT NOW WE SHOULD BE ARRIVING IN JUST ABOUT 10 MINUTES. BUT THEN MY INSTALLED GPS TELLS ME TO TURN A DIFFERENT WAY THAN WE EXPECTED. TURN SLIGHT RIGHT. WE MIGHT HAVE ACTUALLY JUST GOT A LITTLE BIT TURNED AROUND. WE’LL FIND OUT. I HAVE THE CHEAPEST, FASTEST, MOST SCENIC ROUTE. WE WILL REACH YOUR DESTINATION IN 300 YARDS. IT LOOKS LIKE OUR COMPETITION IS DEFINITELY THERE. SO YOU GUYS KNOW SINCE I WASN’T HERE WHEN YOU BOTH PULLED UP, WHO IS THE WINNER? THE WINNER IS WAZE. IT IS WAZE! IT IS. BY ABOUT 5 MINUTES OR SO. IT GAVE US A 10:40 ARRIVAL TIME AND WE WERE HERE AT 10:40. AND YOU’RE GOING GET IT TODAY? ABSOLUTELY. LIKE IMMEDIATELY. MEESHA JOHNSON, CBS3 EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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50 thoughts on “Car GPS, Waze & Google Maps: Which Gets You To Your Destination Faster?

  1. with all due respect, 1 attempt doesn't give an accurate assessment. but the technology we have to do this is amazing and only getting better. what I want to see is what happens vs experienced drivers using their own routes vs technology

  2. It's "destination," NOT "final destination." Your destination IS final.. that's what destination means.. "destiny," and that's final.

  3. I have a Pioneer AVIC-D3 in my 1996 Caddy and it is ok but I want one for my 2001 S-10. A mechanic put in a Jensen that slides out with a 7 Inch screen and boy it is a piece of shit. I want one that I can plot a route. Go to a map of Portland Oregon. Then to NE 122 and Glisan. Now go west on Glisan to NE 108. Now I have PTSD and cannot stand traffic and jams so I turn right on NE 108, look at the map to go to NE Halsey. I see I can do that on NE 109. Now which one do I buy that I can do that on??

  4. Damn, that reporter with that overdone face-lift surgery and her swollen lips by the Botox scared me, she looks like a 3 dollar ho.

  5. Very nice video! This Article Researchs The Future of GPS Apps https://wavefindyourfriendsblog.com/2018/01/19/best-apps-for-navigating-in-the-city- I hope it interests you, otherwise I apologize 😉

  6. For my aging eyes I prefer “Garmin DriveSmart™ 61 LMT-S” it has a large 6.95 inch screen and it recalculates much faster than those apps in our smart phones. I am not giving up my Garmin. 🤓

  7. ….. HEARD EXCEPTIONALLY …. GOOD THINGS ABOUT "WAZE".
    … INVENTED BY A YOUNG ISRAELI MAN …. WHO MADE
    OODLES OF $$$$ ……! IT "INFORMS" …. "WORKS!" ……

  8. Apple Maps works way better than my installed GPS. I live in the bay area and Apple Maps is far better at dealing with traffic versus my cars GPS, which for some reason, only shows traffic on the interstate

  9. Note:
    Car GPS(Such as Garmin,Papago,etc.)
    was completely outdated
    Google Maps however have better option suchlike Avoid Ferry, Congestion ahead,etc.
    Waze is the best GPS location ever including Report traffic, Advance route and editing road

  10. The other thing is I have a 2010 Lexus GX and to get the updated maps cost a bundle. Google and Waze update without needing to pay for anything and has traffic.

  11. This has to be the stupidest title ever? Also from what the title actually intended the answer is Garmin. Y'all poor people with iPhone GPS.

  12. Now that Waze, Apple Maps and Google Maps are supported by Apple CarPlay we’re spoilt for choice. Waze still gets me around the quickest in London.

  13. At the 2.35 mark….. how is it women just can not park even when going straight in,still takes up 2 bays.

  14. Waze is the best. I use it on the road all day while I'm out visiting clients.

    By the way, Google bought Waze a few years ago for $1 billion…

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