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Mobile Google Maps, when in driving guidance mode, doesn't show alternative tracks' ETA until decision whether to go with current or pick alternative way is virtually impossible.

Here are some examples of really many captured these days.

  1. 190 meters till possible turn and no ETA:

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  1. Less than 150 meters and still nothing:

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  1. Only forty meters for a decision and still no ETA:

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  1. Last "capture", ETA appears when you're already in the process of turning:

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Is this a bug or by-design?

If latter then either I am missing something obvious (and would really appreciate an explanation here) or the whole ETA functionality is totally pointless, counter productive and can lead to a serious accidents on roads. Even when driving in the city center (50 km/h in Poland), not mentioning highways, I must focus on driving not on Google Maps and I must have at least 30-60 seconds for the decision.

What is the reason behind Google introducing feature that is hiding crucial information to the very last moment?

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