Google adds Waze feature to iOS and Android version of Maps

Google adds Waze feature to iOS and Android version of Maps
When Google bought out crowdsourced navigation app Waze back in June, it added some of Waze's traffic features to Google Maps. Today, the Mountain View based tech titan added more Waze-provided data to the iOS and Android version of Google Maps. The feature being added to Google Maps deals with incident reporting and will be added to the Google application in 46 countries.

Clicking on the traffic overlay will show accidents and other incidents that affect traffic which can turn your commute into a bumper-to-bumper grind. Keep in mind that these reports are sent in by Waze users who happened to take the same route you are now traveling on. And the beauty of the whole thing is that Google Maps will create a route to avoid known incidents and if an accident happens while your on the road, it will re-route you as well.

source: @googlemaps via MobileSyrup


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