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I'm in a traffic jam, help me!

There are several models of garmin gps, some of which are compatible with FM traffic information. This will provide information on traffic flow, accidents, vehicles blocking the road, road works, road closures and events that may affect the traffic (sports, parties, etc..). NAVTEQ company offers the service to Toronto in Canada and in over 50 U.S. cities. Consult Http://www.navteq.com/rdstraffic/ for detailed coverage.

There is also the supplier Clearchannel providing coverage but with higher charges may be incurred depending on the model you have.

Here are the models with Traffic Receiver included

nüvi® 265T
nüvi® 265WT
nüvi® 275T
nüvi® 760
nüvi® 770
nüvi® 755T
nüvi® 765T
nüvi® 775T

Here are some other models that are compatible but which traffic receiver is not included:

nüvi® 255
nüvi® 255W
nüvi® 500
nüvi® 550
nüvi® 750
nüvi® 780
nüvi® 785T
nüvi® 855
nüvi® 885T
nüvi® 5000
StreetPilot® 7200
zūmo® 550

There are several models of FM TMC receivers. For the following models, you will need the model GTM 20. (GTM 21 for European versions)

nüvi® 650
nüvi® 650
nüvi® 660
nüvi® 660
nüvi® 670
nüvi® 670
nüvi® 850
nüvi® 860
nüvi® 880
StreetPilot® c530
StreetPilot® c550
zūmo® 400
zūmo® 450
zūmo® 500
zūmo® 550

For these products, the receiver GTM 25 FM TMC is required:


nüvi® 205T
nüvi® 205W
nüvi® 255T
nüvi® 255W
nüvi® 255WT
nüvi® 265T
nüvi® 265WT
nüvi® 275T
nüvi® 510
nüvi® 510
nüvi® 550
zūmo™ 550

The FM TMC receivers are very easy to connect. Instead of pluggin your car lighter adapter , plug the FM traffic receiver.



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