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Survive Lagos Traffic with Google Maps

Do you want to see the traffic ahead before you start driving to your destination? Do you want to know the shortest route to where you’re headed? I know you want to make it early to the Monday morning meeting in your office. Here’s a tip to help you survive Lagos traffic.

Google Maps can help you check the traffic flow in your route. Of course, because the app works with a satellite, it’s not always 100 percent accurate, but it’s efficient enough to be a guide.

Here’s how it works:

Note: Turn-on your Android mobile smartphone GPS before initiating the steps below.

  • Step 1: Open Google Maps on your mobile android smartphone.
  • Step 2: Click on GO at the bottom right of your phone screen.

  • Step 3: at the new pop up, Input your destination in the ‘Choose destination’ box.

  • Step 5: After putting your destination, it’ll highlight the road route and estimate the time you’ll arrive at your destination.

  • Select start if you want to hear the GPS guide as you drive.

Note: The highlights in different colors to show the traffic situation on the route to your destination. Red Colour signifies Heavy Traffic; Orange Colour signifies Light Traffic; Blue Colour signifies Traffic Free Road. 

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Kofoworola Omotayo

Kofoworola Omotayo is a freelance writer, a lover of tech and a literature monger. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy and a member of Nigerian Institute of Management. He enjoys approaching issues from logical and empirical perspective. His twitter handle @heir_ptahyor and Gmail: kofoworolaomotayo[@]

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    24th September 2018 at 8:32 am

    Thank you…. This was helpful

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