Seems like you got your answer--but just to circle back to this point: in case you might still be wondering about this, I wouldn't ever penalize a player for a preliminary roll. As far as I run things/understand the RAW, preliminary rolls for Travel/Encounters/Combat should only ever reward bonus success dice. They don't have any other purpose/effects.
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Yes, I count eyes, but not while planning a journey in a safe place, and not during battle. So really only Insight for encounters in the Wild.
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