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  1. התראה על רוכבי אופניים בשולי הכביש

    מתן אפשרות לרוכבי אופניים לרכב עם האפליקציה ולתת דיווחי אמת לנהגים על מיקומם כך נהג רכב יוכל לקבל התראה על רוכב אופנים בשולי הכביש

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      2815 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Show speed limits for the roads currently traveling

      Post the current speed limit when using the speedometer feature

      4,303 votes
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        planned  ·  90 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Lane Guidance

        While using Waze on highways lately, I have begun to think that having the ability to see what lane becomes the off ramp would be great, especially in complex city interchanges.

        Portuguese: Estava usando o Waze em rodovias e comecei a pensar que seria ótimo ter a capacidade de ver qual pista pegar, especialmente em trevos complexos dentro das cidades.

        Spanish: Últimamente me he dado cuenta que al utilizar waze en capitales se hace muy necesario que waze indique cual carril de una calle, avenida o autopista, llega a ser una rampa, especialmente en complejos intercambios.

        2,980 votes
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          114 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Mute navigation during phone call.

          When making or taking phone calls using bluetooth, waze navigation prompts often interrupt me. The person on the other end of the line can't hear the prompt, but it means either I miss what they're saying, or my train of thought is interrupted mid-sentence.

          It would be useful for the client to auto-mute during a phone call.

          2,852 votes
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            68 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add pause option for stops

            Add pause option to client, that could be activated when stopping by at a gas station or other places, so that heavy traffic is not indicated. It could unpause automatically when the car start moving

            2,782 votes
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              65 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              under review  ·  UnholyUnholy responded

              was not uploaded on 2.2, but still under consideration for the next version.

            • police: trailing/leading (in motion vs stationary)

              Reports of stationary police are nice, but reporting highway patrol on the prowl with that feature is untenable.

              Please consider a feature to report actively pacing highway patrol with modifier for leading (ahead of officer), or trailing (behind officer).

              There should be an option to anonymize the report should one be traveling WITH- or accelerating AWAY from- the highway patrol at speeds exceeding posted limits.

              2,119 votes
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                50 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Save and later upload client data for areas with limited cell and/or Wi-Fi only users.

                The amount of data saved currently is insufficient to allow mapping of vast rural areas. Saving this data when storage is available and later uploading will speed the completion of your goals.

                2,115 votes
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                  73 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  started  ·  krankydkrankyd responded

                  This is already working, though not properly and all devices. We are working on improving waze behavior in areas where the connectivity is not good, however, you will still have to start a new waze session with a connection .

                • walking mode button

                  Have you thought about a walking mode button.So if you have waze on you don't get false data that traffic is at a stand still when you are walking.
                  Many thanks Andrew warren 

                  1,858 votes
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                    73 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Increase police warning distance

                    Waze users are warned of speed traps or police presence only about 600 feet ahead of time. This is far too late of a warning. With a clear line of sight, law enforcement can detect speeders at 1-2 miles out.

                    By the time the Waze warning pops up, you could have already been detected.

                    This feature – while very well intentioned and thought out – is useless with so little warning.

                    1,630 votes
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                      34 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • New Report options

                      Please add following option for reporting:

                      Hazard -> Weather -> Ice On Road - REALLY important in my country

                      Hazard -> Weather -> Flooded Road - also REALLY important

                      Hazard -> On road -> Road Closed ahead - this could be abused, so should be discussed in function

                      Hazard -> On road -> Dangerous Curve - most are marked by road signs but driver could choose to get extra warning from Waze! for example it would really help when visibility is poor!!

                      Hazard -> On road -> Dangerous Intersection - maybe Black Point (a point where a lot of accidents…

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                        under review  ·  72 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Multi-stop route feature

                        When you want to stop at several points along your route you should have the ability to set multiple destinations

                        1,529 votes
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                          started  ·  54 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 1,390 votes
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                            under review  ·  35 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • "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.

                            1,388 votes
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                              under review  ·  29 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • dead reckoning (when neither data nor GPS available)

                              There are zero map apps that offer dead reckoning:

                              continue navigation when neither GPS nor data (mobile or wifi) are available. Useful also when insufficient GPS birds viewable.

                              + compass
                              + accelerometer
                              + time

                              optionally

                              * orientation (for fixed mounts)

                              Given availability of map data those are enough to continue navigation:

                              . in tunnels
                              . in parking structures
                              . in box canyons

                              This is especially beneficial for those who do not have (no longer have) aGPS [assisted GPS] features.

                              But dead reckoning will benefit even those with aGPS.

                              1,333 votes
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                                18 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Speed bumps warnings

                                I would like to suggest that WME could allow users to edit the map to indicate speed bumps warning to work like radars. This should be useful since in Brazil several speed bumps are not clearly marked or painted. There have been described too many occasions that we have been caught unexpectedly by an unmarked/unpainted speed bump during the night. This can be a life safer by avoiding the potential damage in our cars and, obviously, in our lives.

                                1,279 votes
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                                  66 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • display only live-info and events relevant to the current route

                                  Add option, that would:
                                  - enforce event pop-ups (such as accidents, etc.) to show only if they happen on the current route to destination (no need to se events in radius when not on the route)
                                  - display only number of events (under the icon with the red excl. mark) relevant to the current route to destination (this would help user open the live info only when there is a number indicating something going on on the route

                                  1,253 votes
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                                    planned  ·  27 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Please add suburbs / neighborhoods / sections

                                    In many many streets in Latin America as in other Europe countries, in the same city could be a lot of different streets with the same name, the only info that differs them is the name of the neighborhood or suburb. It would be awesome if you guys could fit that info.

                                    1,195 votes
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                                      started  ·  68 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Please offer an ad-free version of Waze.

                                      I'm pretty sick of seeing Taco Bells, Ramada Inns, and Smart Water pop up on my map. I'd pay up to $5 for a version of Waze without advertisements.

                                      1,191 votes
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                                        45 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Privacy zone: stop reporting *near* home/work‏

                                        Having read the Waze ideology of location reporting at journey endpoints with respect to privacy I have deemed it wanting greatly.

                                        Please consider a feature to allow one to create flexible (arbitrarily variable) zones around one's home, workplace, church, etc, where upon entering one's position is no longer publicly visible.

                                        I am confident a variation of this will mitigate privacy journey endpoint concerns

                                        994 votes
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                                          9 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Heads up Display (HUD)

                                          make an heads up display icon so that the user can place it on their dash and the reflection will show up on the windshield.. for night time driving whee it is safer to stare closer to the road versus looking down...other apps use this idea but they dont have the GPS ability..it will set waze apart from all other GPS systems..and make it look extra cool!

                                          899 votes
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                                            24 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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