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My Garmin nuvi 310 seems to need calibrated when I am driving and when i zoom in as far as the zoom can go on the 310 the screen shows me been off the road also when i am in Europe is shows me on the wrong side of the road. Any help you can give would be appreciated....

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This may be entirely normal. Check to see what the GPS's accuracy is at those times. If it isn't getting optimum reception it may be off by over 100 feet. Also the data base may not be perfect. On it's best day a normal GPS is only good to about 15-20 feet. That could easily put you on the wrong side of the road. What is the scale when you are all the way zoomed in? Taking all these factors into account, is your GPS giving you an unreasonable solution? They are not perfect unless you are using differential GPS which should be good to inches. Is your WAAS enabled? That will improve accuracy.

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