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  1. Can waze add the option to users give some road alerts even when they are offline, and share this as soon the have signal back? Is often no

    Can waze add the option to users give some road alerts even when they are offline, and share this as soon the have signal back?

    Is often not sharing something in the road because I don't have 3G on my iPad at that moment. It should be possible to waze to keep the gps position and send it to the network when possible.

    Better could be to pass some police control and later set the correct position of the police alert.

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  2. Truckers need food/restroom help during Covid-19 shut down

    Truckers need help finding restrooms and food that is open and will accept phone orders and walk food out curbside. Their large trucks cannot access drive thrus and they’re not allowed to walk up through the drive thru for safety reasons. With closed dining spaces truckers are going hungry trying to get food and supplies to us during the Covid-19 epidemic. We need a way for them to find open restrooms they can access and food that will walk it out to them as needed. Please Waze, these men and women are heroes. Working their butts off when many of…

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  3. Display interstate/highway shields on client map.

    Right now the live maps can display highway shields with limited functionality. Adding this ability to the client maps (and expanding its scope, as right now it is only partially functional) would really make it easier to orient yourself when viewing the map.

    It would be nice if it was an option, as well... so you could disable it (like you can disable road goodies or other things) if you don't want to view them.

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    In the works  ·  Unholy responded

    Currently working on N. America. will be implanted in the world server in the future.

  4. Arrival Time Should Reflect Destination Time Zone

    I live near the line between Eastern and Central time. I'd really like the estimated time of arrival to take time zones into account. Right now, my arrival time jumps up by an hour when I go from CDT to EDT and down an hour when I go the other way.

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  5. It's been YEARS! Allow disable of Red Light Camera Alerts!

    How many hundreds or thousands of people have asked for this? WAZE, are you even listening?

    WE ARE TIRED OF THESE ALERTS!

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  6. Routing server timeout on long drives

    Since the app seems to consistently time out looking for long drives, I would recommend allowing more back end resources be used for drives over a certain mileage or time. This might require an upgrade based on the high number of users.

    Instead of having just one option, I would like to be able to choose between options since there are riskier routes for adding traffic.

    I'm sure I'm not the only one with this issue since I can have perfect service on an iPhone 6S and consistently have your servers time out.

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  7. Night Mode on all User Interface Elements

    When you're in Night Mode the map is, essentially, reversed in color; light things are dark, dark things are light. This is not true for any of the other user interface elements. Search, popups, reporting... all are very bright and very distracting. These interfaces should also be reversed, that is, dark grey backgrounds with light gray text.

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    On the roadmap  ·  5 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Let users add speed camera locations

    I noticed with the newest update that you omitted letting users update red light/ speed camera locations from the app .. not sure- why but I’d like to petition you to please add it back ..... we here in NYC are getting bombarded with cameras that have nothing to do with driving safe ( not near schools - hospitals etc) they are just another way for this city to take money from its hard working overtaxed citizens..

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  9. Train crossings and train stoppage.

    Okay, I thought your app had everything until today. I ran into a slow train crossing. This is a difficult one because trains are there and then not there. I would like the ability to report trains and maybe speed/length in general terms. Then there are the trains that just stop on the crossing for an extended amount of time. Those would be very helpful to report. But, at least being able to report the train is crossing and direction of movement will help people I think.

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  10. Store reports created offline for short period. I.E. Police reports and accidents, see comments

    I travel a lot in weak cell service areas on major interstates. I will see an accident or Police situation when I have GPS but not network it says sorry you can't report do it later. However it might be 5 or 10 miles down the road before I can then the event isn't in the right location. Suggest storing the location information along with the time so that when network returns it can be posted.

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  11. Rest Stop information

    Could you either add rest stops, or allow us to report rest stops, as well as distance to the next one as reported/displayed?

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  12. Dash cam

    Add dash cam features in background, auto record when car is moving, just enable feature and everything runs in background. Similar to app called witness. Record 10 segments, 6min each. Store date,time and GPS. Thought of this after learning that every car in Russia has a dash cam (all those meteor recordings).

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  13. New quests for those who have passed the old

    I went through all the quests that are on my page (You first 10 miles...Drive 500 miles within a week). I suggest to add new quests for us.

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  14. Créer un signalement pour indiquer la présence des patrouilleurs autoroutiers.

    Pouvoir indiquer la présence d’un fourgon ou de patrouilleurs à pieds pour sécuriser leurs interventions le plus possible.

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  15. Bring Back the Old Waze Monster

    Ever since last year, the Old Waze Monster is being replaced by the New Waze Monster.
    Please compare and vote for the Best Looking Waze Monster.
    To have a peek at both the Monsters, before you vote, click here: http://i1055.photobucket.com/albums/s518/cherianchris/WazeMonster_zps1ebd1071.jpg

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  16. Add Support for On Board Diagnostics OBD II + Display stats on user profile

    You should add support for On Board Diagnostics OBD II from elm327 bluetooth as Torque app does and the stats to Waze user profile.

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  17. Please open Carpool for Guatemala to reduce traffic

    Please open Carpool for Guatemala to reduce traffic

    Great benefits to bring Carpool to Guatemala: -


    • Reduce the amount of cars on the road during peak hour traffic (4 am-10am) and (4pm-9pm). At this time, it is blocked to the network and can take up to 3 hours to enter and leave the capital (Guatemala City)

    • Car ownership is prohibitively expensive

    • Public transport is risky and not reliable.

    • be environmentally conscious of the earth because they are more economical people in movement

    Help our little Country to be better and more responsible. Help to bring Waze Carpool to Guatemala

    Alternative…

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  18. Signal deviation from "normal" work-home route

    So I am using Waze mostly for avoiding traffic going to and from work, I suppose like most people. It would be helpful to have a feature where it gives an audible alert if it is plotting a course that is different from the "normal" one to avoid traffic. I imagine this could work by determining the best route assuming no significant traffic, and giving an alert if it is plotting a different course than that. Same thing goes for changes in mid-course due to accidents, jams, etc., that occur after I start. Normal navigation announcements aren't too useful on…

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  19. LARGER FONT!!! not all are 25 yo... at 50+ I can't see 90% of the writing on the maps!!

    LARGER FONTS!!!
    adjust to visually challenged!! (aka over 50 yo..) at least offer an option!

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  20. Add option to not "chirp" route changes in Alerts Only mode

    Please make the new "feature" of making the incredibly annoying "route change" chirp sound in Alerts Only mode optional. Since Waze doesn't understand HOV restrictions (or at least doesn't let you indicate you're HOV eligible), it's incredibly annoying to hear that chirp over a dozen times on each commute since the latest update.

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