Thursday, February 9, 2023

Waze test option to alert about dangerous roads

WazeNavigation application will notify you when drivers arrive Dangerous roads.

The app is testing the new beta version Be alert to the points on the road where they happen road accidents frequentlyReported Geektime, an Israeli digital media.

According to the outlet, the new feature is based on reports from the Waze community.

While driving, the app will display an alert labeled ‘History of Accidents’ or ‘Peligro’ To alert you that you are approaching a high risk area for an accident, as well as how much distance is left to reach that area. Roads labeled in this way will be painted red.

The idea is that motorists can be alerted about these dangerous areas on highways.

Although this is a beta test in the app, it is expected that when it is available to the general public, alerts will come in a new category called “traffic accident history” to warn of these dangerous areas. According to Geektime, the Alerts option can also be turned off so that drivers are not overwhelmed with notifications.

As reported by The Verge, it seems that this version of Waze has been tested in Israel.

Digital Medium highlighted that not all beta features in the Waze test make it to the final version and the general public.

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The Waze app constantly launches new experiences for its users, giving the option to choose different voices that give travel directions, as well as different icons to choose from as a guide “cart”. .

For example, during the Qatar 2022 World Cup, those with the app were able to activate the option to have a sports commentator’s voice guide the tour, and “zombie” strollers during the Halloween season.

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