You can use real-time traffic flow information to calculate the fastest route around traffic jams and view an accurate ETA to your destination.


ActiveTraffic*† uses high-quality traffic flow information, including real-time traffic speeds and location reports, to maintain a realistic ETA based on actual road conditions.

The ActiveTraffic service automatically monitors your route for delays as you drive and can alert you if a quicker alternate route is available, along with a preview of the route and the amount of time you'll save. To utilise traffic information subscription to ActiveTraffic is required, if you wish to upgrade to ActiveTraffic please speak to your Account Manager.

Setting up ActiveTraffic:

  1. From the Main Menu, tap Settings > ActiveTraffic and check the box next to Enable Traffic
  2. You can choose how far ahead, on your route, you would like to see traffic information.
  3. You can also choose how often you would like traffic information to be updated.
  4. Finally, choose when you would like to be alerted of a traffic delay along your route. You can choose to be altered if a traffic delay is more than 10 mins, 15 mins or 20 mins, this value is defaults to 10mins.


View Traffic Conditions and Incidents

ActiveTraffic can provide an at-a-glance display of traffic conditions so you're constantly informed of traffic conditions along your route and in the surrounding area. It can also show detailed information for traffic incidents along your route.

Traffic Conditions Along Your Route

When ActiveTraffic is enabled, CoPilot will automatically change the colour of your route line to display traffic congestion along your route, as you drive. Sections of the route with moderate congestion will appear yellow and severe congestion will appear red.

Dynamic Traffic Bar

CoPilot can display a traffic bar alongside the map showing a colour-coded view of real-time traffic conditions along your route. Sections of the route where traffic is moving freely are green, those with moderate congestion yellow and severe congestion red. The latest traffic information will be continually updated as you drive. At the top of the bar you'll see the distance ahead CoPilot is displaying traffic information for along your route at the bottom of the bar you'll see the amount of time added to your ETA based on current traffic conditions Tap on the traffic bar at any time to see a map view of traffic conditions on your route and in the surrounding area To hide the traffic bar, tap the X at the top of the bar Traffic Map CoPilot can display a map showing traffic conditions and incidents along your route.

On the map, sections of the route where traffic is moving freely are green, those with moderate congestion yellow and severe congestion red. Traffic incidents along your route will also be displayed. Tap on the incident for more information about the incident including the type of incident e.g. construction, location of incident, average speed at incident plus a description to help keep you better informed of what's ahead.

To bring up the traffic map: Tap the dynamic traffic bar on your map screen to open the traffic map Or Go to Main Menu > Route > ActiveTraffic Map

Here you can also check if a faster alternate route is available, Road Close Alerts - CoPilot can alert you when there are road closures along your planned route and help to calculate an alternative route for your journey so you can avoid any delays and traffic caused by the incident. Find the Fastest Route through Traffic.

When ActiveTraffic is enabled, CoPilot is constantly monitoring traffic conditions while you drive to ensure you are taking the fastest route to your destination. If a faster route is identified, CoPilot will alert you with an alternate route along with the estimated remaining travel time to your destination.

Tap View to see a detailed map preview of your current route vs. the new route. Tap Accept to select the Alternate Route.

To manually check for a faster alternate route:

Tap the traffic bar on your map screen to open the Traffic map.

Alternatively, you can tap Route > ActiveTraffic from the main menu.

  • Tap the Alternate Route button If a faster route is available CoPilot will display an alternate route along with the estimated remaining travel time to your destination. 
  • Tap View to see a detailed map preview of your current route vs. the new route Tap Accept to select the Alternate Route * This is a premium Live service which may require an additional subscription that can be purchased in app.

The availability of this service may vary by country/region. † This CoPilot service requires a mobile Internet connection and may incur data charges from your mobile network.