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Default Speed cameras as SatNav POI's - 2nd January 2018, 08:41 AM

Just changed my R56 MCS with disk-based navigation to a new F56 MCS with solid-state navigation and dismayed to find you can't add speed cameras as POI's (points of interest).

I understand it's because this is illegal in France and BMW can't be arsed to make an exception for the UK (or anywhere else).

As a work-around, I thought I would use a speed camera app on my (Android) phone to give me warning, but so far I'm finding it hard to get one I can work with. The ones I've used give plenty of advance warning but quickly become hysterical with klaxons hooting and count-down sirens wailing from about 150 yards out - all very, very, annoying!

All I want is something that beeps a couple of time when I'm 50 or 100 yards away so I know to look out for it, but none of the apps I've tried so far seem to offer this.

The ones I've tried are:
- Radarbot
- RadarBeep
- RadarDroid Lite - which seems unable to load the UK database of cameras

Anyone have any recommendations?
  
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Default 2nd January 2018, 08:39 PM

Try driving at the correct speed hahahaha
  
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Default 2nd January 2018, 10:15 PM

A lot of the guys at work use the ‘Waze’ app which includes the camera alerts.


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