Sometimes when using Google Maps, I get many details about the trip. Sometimes, not at all.
Here's a screen grab showing Google Maps not displaying any details at all:
and here's an example of Google Maps actually displaying details:
How does one go from situation 1 to situation 2?
Now every once in a while I run into the situation in picture 1. If I can reproduce it I will write the details here but I'm not sure how right now.