Maps navigation is not as easy as it should be, especially if you are already driving, bypass the hard part with Maps shortcuts, then, use Zooper Widget to make them look good and get more than one link per 1x1 Homescreen square.
Google Maps will tell you if your destination will be closed upon arrival
During I/O 2015 Google unveiled that it is bringing a full offline mode to Google Maps by the end of this year! Google already made it possible to save specific maps for offline use, but this new change takes things much further.
Google issues an apology for insulting Maps mess up