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"Both lanes" reporting option

Add a "both lanes" option when reporting traffic jams, hazards, and accidents affecting both directions of travel at the same time.

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    Konrad SkeriKonrad Skeri shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Anthony RauchAnthony Rauch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I like the idea of adding a left, middle, right lane for objects in road. It would be nice to know if that object in the road is in my lane or not.

      • MaybeAfterLunchMaybeAfterLunch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This would also be useful at or near intersections where a report affects "All Directions" for major accidents, speed/seatbelt checkpoints (police), vehicle stopped in road, etc.

        I have seen instances where other Wazers have driven through an intersection in all four directions, sending four seperate reports, in order to alert Wazers approaching from any direction.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        i've found a few feature requests related to this but the idea of this request goes beyond the scope of the subject line. Since the 4.x upgrade on iOS removing the ability to report events on the other side of the road, waze has become completely WORTHLESS. However, THEY ARE PUNISHING those of us who have NOT UPGRADED by not giving us our points for driving and reporting events even though other users can see them and thank us for them. Recently, before i downgraded back to 3.9.x, I was driving and noticed and accident and traffic completely stopped on the other side of the road. I was not able to alert other wazers to the situation because the option was removed from the new 4.x version. There were other wazers en route to that area but none there at the time so i was not able to help them because i was on the current 4.x version. Until it is restored, or they at lest restore our points, i'm staying on v3.9 so I can help other wazers (which used to be the purpose of this app) and will be getting my points through WME.

      • Ed Dougherty, PhiladelphiaEd Dougherty, Philadelphia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm fully agreeing that the 'both lanes' option should be restored, for all the reasons mentioned here (and some I didn't think of). But just for clarity, it does exist - that is, it wasn't taken away - for reporting police. That's stayed the same.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The latest version, 4.0.0.3, REMOVED this option. PLEASE bring it back. Heavy traffic reports and routing around traffic are now totally useless and unreliable on WAZE. It WAS one of it's best navigation features!!

        I'm talking about the ability to report traffic in EITHER DIRECTION. Currently the change reports traffic for BOTH directions ONLY.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The latest version, 4.0.0.3, REMOVED this option. PLEASE bring it back. Heavy traffic reports and routing around traffic are now totally useless and unreliable on WAZE. It WAS one of it's best navigation features!!

      • JayRodJayRod commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agreed! Was thinking it would be great to be able to report something that is in the median of a highway that would affect both lanes of traffic.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes - just came here to post the same suggestion. When we toggle between my side and other side, there could be a "both sides" and/or "median" option. Both sides may make more sense as others have pointed out; weather will not happen just on one side or in the median!! Haha

      • Denilson SáDenilson Sá commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Things such as fog or rain almost always apply to both directions, it makes little sense to select a lane in those cases.

      • Bob BuranichBob Buranich commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        specially with Police!!! just because they are on one side does not mean they aint looking at both sides!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Completely agree! It would also be especially useful for police traps. Around here they like to sit in the grass median measuring speed from both directions.

      • RobRob commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        a very sensible and useful suggestion, a third tap of the my lane/other lane button should toggle both lanes

      • lerkzlerkz commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Having to report twice (hazards, speed cameras) just to have warning in both directions makes no sense!!

        Both directions should be the default option! It's the more common use case.

      • Juvescent JoysJuvescent Joys commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        • ALL LANES
        • Which lane

        most roads around here are more than two lanes

        create special category for carpool lane(s)

      • DimanZ1DimanZ1 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is especially needed for the reports on the police. On most roads in Russia police stop drivers who travel in both directions.

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