Google Maps updated with new ways to report driving incidents

Google Maps updated with new ways to report driving incidents
Google has just announced that a new update is making its way to the Maps app on mobile. The update brings new ways for Google Maps users to report driving incidents and will be available globally starting this week.

The most important change included in the update is the addition of a new ability that allows Maps users to report crashes, speed traps, and traffic slowdowns directly from their iPhones. The same features proved to be extremely popular among Android users, which is why Google has decided to bring it to iOS as well.
The next major improvement is the ability to report four new types of incidents: construction, lane closure, disabled vehicles, as well as objects on the road. The new option lets Maps users know whether or not they'll encounter one of these obstructions on their ride.

If you stumble upon such an obstruction, the easiest way to reports with the new version of Google Maps is to simply tap on the + sign and then on “Add a report.” The update revealed today by Google will be rolled out globally on Android and iOS starting this week.

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