Google Maps has begun revealing a feature that gives users a chance to report accidents and speed traps while visiting their destination. The new feature, which is inspired by speed trap and accident reporting feature on route application Waze, it was first spotted a year ago. In any case, it implies that search giant Google has now brought the new refresh for its users. The feature relating to the speed trap and reporting accident is accessible to Android gadgets at the present stage. It is soon to come to iOS users as well.
According to users on Reddit, the feature to report speed traps and accidents in the route mode is taking off to Android gadgets around the globe. There is a committed Add a report work that brings an option to report speed traps and mishaps while using the navigation on Google Maps.
Similar to how users can report on Waze, the new feature enables users to report speed traps and accidents on Google Maps. You have to tap the Add a report option by tapping the upward bolt from the base of the screen or by pressing the report option from the navigation screen. The report option sits alongside the sound and magnifying glass options.
When clicked the Add a report option, you can report Google specifically about an accident or a speed trap which you’ve experienced on your course. Google Maps also show what number of individuals have announced issues on your course to enable you to choose whether you should proceed on the same route or pick a substitute one.
The new feature is available once you begin the navigation on Google Maps. The company hasn’t formally declared the new feature to report accidents and speed traps.
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