The U.S. Patent was issued on Nov. 23 (No. 7,840,350). The inventor is Thomas Spinelli, Northport, N.Y.
A method for electronically generating driving directions from a starting location to an ending location. The method including: indicating the ending location; indicating one or more preferences for the directions to include less than all steps that would otherwise be generated if not for the one or more preferences; and generating driving directions based on the starting location, ending location, and one or more preferences.