Easy-to-use Garmin now features a high-resolution glass touchscreen and traffic options. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – April 13, 2023 Garmin has just introduced its latest addition portable GPS device, the all-new Garmin Drive 53 and Garmin Drive 53 & Traffic. Designed with the road warrior, contractor, and vacationer in mind, this cutting-edge navigation tool is packed with features that will make your excursions whether across town or across the country more enjoyable and safer than ever before. With a new sleek yet always rugged design plus Garmin's always easy to use intuitive interface, it's easy to use no matter the vehicle you are driving or the conditions you will be driving through. This GPS device will be your trusted companion every step of the way. Get ready to discover new trails, chart your own course, and explore the great outdoors with confidence. The Garmin Drive 53 provides a bright, 5” glass, 800x480 touchscreen display that makes it easy for drivers to follow their guided route. The navigator includes detailed map updates of North America and is available in two models – one includes a vehicle power cable with a traffic antenna that uses dynamic data to give customers alerts and offer alternative routes when delays from road work, accidents and other traffic conditions arise. Trip Planning The Garmin Drive 53 offers several road trip-ready features to enhance any trek. The device displays important points of interest alongside an active route, allowing drivers to see food, fuel and rest stops ahead as well as distances to upcoming cities and trip milestones. This new device includes Garmin’s standard assortment of core features to help customers navigate with ease, including: Driver alerts for potential hazards along the route with cautions for school zones, speed limit changes, sharp curves and more A thorough directory of U.S. national parks to help users easily find entrances, visitor centers and landmarks within the park Tripadvisor traveler ratings to find top-rated restaurants, hotels and attractions A dedicated GPS allows us to easily follow a recommended route without experiencing phone call interruptions during route guidance. The Garmin Drive 53 retails for $149.99, while the Garmin Drive 53 & Traffic retails for $169.99. Visit Garmin Drive 53 for more detail.