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Old 07-05-2019, 11:00 AM   #1
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Routing Radius Question

We are full time and limit our daily drive to 3-4 hours per day. I average 65-70 MPH when driving, but entered 65 into the Default Settings. I then entered MIN/MIDDLE/MAX distance to 195/230/260 respectively (3/3.5/4 hour intervals.


I've been noticing that the radius displayed seems to be off but roughly 1/2 hour. A CG picked on the GREEN line sometimes shows a 3 hours, other times 3.5 hour driving time. Same with the YELLOW and RED Radius lines. If fact I selected a CG on the red line that showed a driving time of over 5 hours when it should be 4.


I am in the middle of a trip and have been using this tool extensively, 1st to learn it and 2nd to route my trip. So I have been selecting CG's based on the Radius rings, but double checking the drive time to insure I am not overshooting my preferred drive time.
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The radius circles are straight-line distances, while the driving time and distance are based on the actual roads - that's why there's a discrepancy.
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Ah-Hah. Thanks.
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We like to travel about 4 hours a day also. We have found that 50mph as an average speed is more realistic.
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We keep our average speed at 55mph and it's pretty close as well.
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