Google My Maps - Road Trip Planner
Me and my husband are habitual travellers. We have made many road trips since last 8 years. Whenever we plan for a road trip, I have a habit of writing the plan on paper including the map.
This time, I thought to use software's to create my map. I did a small research and finalised to create my map with 'Google my maps'.
When I created a new my maps document in google drive (Drive>New>My maps), I felt easier with the navigation. You need to search your starting point it will add it to your layer. You have an import option as well which helps you to get pre-planned map. Then you can add the destination and keep on adding the destinations until you complete your plan.
Adding to this they have icons to make the map more lively, like sports and recreation, weather, animals etc. The plan generated was very simple and easy to use. It made my job much easier.
Road trip maps are extremely helpful and offline maps are helpful during no data/no wi-fi places. So purpose behind this project is helpful to the user.
'Share' button is represented as "Draw a line" and it gives you option saying add driving route, add biking route etc. The icon is no way serving the intention behind it. Also, direction icon next to it, is serving it's purpose which is adding the direction. Please re design the share icon for it's purpose.
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