As we all know in most Best GPS for car has a pedestrian mode (or walk). Pedestrian mode helps optimize route; even adjust the time to fit walking rather than driving speed.
When you want Pedestrian
If you want to use the global positioning system (GPS) to navigate you away while you are walking, you do not want to be restricted by the one-way streets, just flip the road and roads limited to vehicles. Some GPS devices offer walking mode for this purpose.
Each GPS has a little different so you should follow the instructions in the manual that came with your GPS. But in General, here’s how to use GPS on your car in pedestrian mode.
Choose the Pedestrian Mode
Refer to the manual of your GPS model for directions on how to select pedestrian mode. For example:
- Start from the main menu in the Garmin device, touch tools > settings > system > user mode > pedestrian > OK.
- In-line TomTom Address to enter the name of a location, Recent Destination to select a place you recently viewed on your GPS, Point on Map to select a destination from the map, Home to be directed to your home address (which you should have entered when setting up your GPS), Point of Interest to choose from a database of gas stations, hotels, ATMs, restaurants and more. Favorite Locations to choose a destination you’ve saved in your Favorites
Your GPS is now in pedestrian mode. Simply touch Navigate to and enter the location you wish to walk to by selecting:
GPS in car for Pedestrian
The car GPS navigation useful for navigating on the street, but they don’t have a map suitable for walking on the road unless they are models of “crossover” especially as Magellan CrossoverGPS or Garmin Nuvi 550. If you plan to expand the road of hiking, you’ll be better with a handheld GPS receiver.
Tips: car’s GPS receivers often don’t have the long battery life (usually only one to three hours). If you are walking, turn on the GPS when in need of direction, then turn off to save battery power.