True Christopher, it isn't free if you want to download our Road Safety POIs. Our members get free Road Safety updates, and our guests can download some favorite POIs, hotels, restaurants and stores for free.
It seems that there is a one-time fee that has been alluded to but nobody has come out and stated what this fee is. So, in fact, the site really isn't free as has been alleged.
There is a lot of free info available but to get all info a registration is required.
Someone has to pay for the info obtained and correlated , try getting free anything from Microsoft, Apple, etc etc etc.