Google Maps is lastly rolling out the power to test toll prices earlier than beginning a journey in India. The brand new characteristic would assist travellers plan their journey effectively prematurely. They’ll additionally keep away from the route that has too many toll obstacles. Google had beforehand introduced the characteristic for customers within the US, Indonesia and Japan in April. Nevertheless, the standard was lastly rolled out to customers in India.
The newest replace will enable Google Maps to show an estimated toll worth to your vacation spot primarily based on a number of components, resembling the price of utilizing a toll cross or different fee strategies, the day of the week, and the way a lot the toll is anticipated to value at a particular time, the consumer will cross it. Then, relying on the entire toll worth, you’ll be able to go for the toll-free route, which Google Maps will show together with the toll costs. Google has mentioned that the right data relies on “dependable data from native toll authorities”.
Google can even assist customers to choose without spending a dime routes earlier than beginning the journey wherever and at any time when it’s mandatory. Accessible routes also can have an extended period, so Google can even present you the quickest route. Based mostly on this, you may make an knowledgeable resolution.
“A easy faucet on the three dots on the prime proper nook of the instructions in Google Maps will let customers choose the route choices and ‘keep away from tolls’ in the event that they want to keep away from toll routes fully,” the corporate mentioned.
Google Maps can even combine Siri and the Shortcuts app into iOS Highlight. As soon as you’ve got arrange your shortcuts, say “Hey Siri, get instructions” or “Hey Siri, search Google Maps” to immediately entry helpful Google Maps data. This characteristic is scheduled to be accessible within the coming months, with Siri’s enhanced search characteristic coming later this summer season. You will have to replace your Google Maps to the newest model to get the brand new widget and different options.