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Old Jun 10, 13, 11:24 pm
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oliver2002
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Originally Posted by gnarly View Post
Next time we will stick with the French route. Empty roads, a reasonable speed limit, good sight lines etc.
Well, French Motorways cost a lot of money to drive on...

Google maps also does a very good job to show the traffic conditions on the various roads in Germany, including the little side roads.

The RDS TMC info that updates navigation systems with traffic situations if broadcast unencrypted and free of charge in Germany by most radio stations. So if your tom tom or other navigation aide has a TMC receiver it will show/display the traffic blocks ahead.

Construction usually doesn't obstruct traffic, only when special situations like vacation traffic or rush hour come into play you will have congestion. The eastern Europeans usually congest the east-west corridors (even numbered A numbers (A2/4/6/8)) and the southern sections of the A3 and A9.
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