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Country roads issue!!

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When I type in my destination into the streetpilot, the routes that I am then given to follow take me all around the country roads etc and avoid all motorway/direct routes.
For example I was in West Wales and the AA route planner suggested that we go M4, M5 then M6 where as the StreetPilot took us up the coastal roads and added an extra two hours onto the journey back to Scotland. Can anyone suggest what I may be doing wrong???

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I think you've probably got the unit set to 'Shorter Distance' rather than 'Faster Time' in the navigation preferences.

This can be changes by navigating from the main screen to Setup (the spanner icon at the bottom) --> Navigation --> Route Preference

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