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Old 12-02-2017, 01:01 PM   #1
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Overpass heights....

Interested in any software or info on apps to warn of overpass heights. How accurate they are etc.... Thx

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Old 12-03-2017, 02:16 PM   #2
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Low Clearance POI - GPS Data is the one that I know of the most. I don't know the quality of it's data, though.

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Old 12-03-2017, 03:04 PM   #3
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Not an app but the Garmin 660 GPS is what I have. You put in your height and it will route you around low clearances. They make a 770 model now. My unit is 2 years old. Bought it for 340.00 from Amazon.
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Old 12-03-2017, 09:57 PM   #4
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When leaving the dealership with my new 5th wheel... "Oh you're under 13' you'll be fine"
About a mile or two down the road we go under a railroad track posted 13'3"...
After I got home and measured I'm 13'2" 😨
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Old 12-03-2017, 10:11 PM   #5
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The Garmin RV GPS is what I have - like said above enter your height, width, length, weight and propane and it routes you appropriately.
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Old 12-03-2017, 10:22 PM   #6
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Park Advisor app on Android shows low clearance spots.
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Old 12-04-2017, 01:24 AM   #7
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Overpass heights....

I doubted this at first but heard that AllStays Camp and RV showed heights and percent grade warnings.

I examined my route home and most my concerns were put to rest but two spots were not marked, one tunnel and one short steep run. I wrote the author, got an immediate answer. Now they show up.
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Old 12-05-2017, 02:36 PM   #8
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This is a screenshot from the RV Parks and Campgrounds app I got from the Google store. I don't think it will let you route but it has a layer for low clearances. I don't have many down my way so I'm not sure of the accuracy but it looks interesting.
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If I can figure out how to get those clearances on straight Google maps it would be interesting.
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Old 12-05-2017, 03:05 PM   #9
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Step 1: Measure your camper. Don't rely on what the manual says.

Step 2: If you see a sign that gives a clearance shorter than your measured camper height, don't go that way.

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Old 12-05-2017, 03:57 PM   #10
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