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      02-08-2013, 04:24 PM   #588
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Drives: 328i xDrive
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Originally Posted by SamS View Post
I have poked around the NBT quite a bit, but saw nothing that would indication such a feature. I usually keep the map up, and if I'm worried about potential traffic I'll zoom out a bit and look for red/yellow where there should be none. That's how I spotted the accident indicator.
This is related to an issue with CIC that I'd hoped would be addressed by now. With CIC, if you are navigating, but on another screen (like music or phone), or even just in non-split map mode, and nav voice is off, a navigation alert (upcoming turn, etc) would not appear. I missed a turn several times while on a phone call before I learned to change to nav screen directly after starting a phone call.

Basically, it was (is) not possible to get pop-up nav alerts without "arrow display".
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