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  1. Protest the removal of the police warning feature!

    The Sheriff's association is using the tired old excuse that the police warning feature in the Waze app "could be used by terrorists." That is a RIDICULOUS excuse! The truth is that they just don't want us having the ability to warn others about their friggin' speed traps, and they don't want us avoiding tickets! Terrorists my shiny white butt! They use all of their technology against us, and then when we have something to use against them they just don't like it. This feature in Waze is just the next step above radar detectors. Well we got those and…

    195 votes
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  2. Return the displaying of FB friends on a map in app.

    Most users are interested in where their friends are, not unknown people. Need to make FB friends be visible on the map all the time, not just when they are within 1 km. There is an invisible button for Confidentiality to compliance in the application.

    194 votes
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  3. Alphabetize Favorites

    Favorites need to be set to alphabetize automatically.

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  4. maximum one report per X miles

    Hi there,

    Waze is awesome and everyone is using it. Some like me to navigate from Northern Denmark all the way to Romania on holiday others just to find out about speed traps.

    In Romania, Waze caught a lot of media attention so we have a lot of new users, who are obsessed with the points. The new users part is good. We get more reports, more places, we improve on the map problems and we know exactly where the police is :)))

    But then due to the point system, the new users instead of thanking for a reported police…

    189 votes
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  5. Show favorites on map

    In other gps devices, your favorites show up on the map. For example if you have a friends house saved and you drive by you'll be able to see it on the map. So I think it would be nice to have your favorites show on the map all the time or at least have an option to turn on a feature like this.

    189 votes
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  6. can you compile waze on RASPBIAN ?

    Hello,
    there are a lot of makers that build there own car pc with raspberry pi.
    Regards,
    Tal

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  7. hide sms "features" in UI

    for those who are not foolishly paying to send text communcations please add option to hide such from the UI. Optionally replace with Jabber (XMPP).

    There is no sane reason to use OLD sms on a smartphone! Stop burning money.

    http://wiki.xmpp.org/

    184 votes
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  8. Borne de charge VE!!!

    Afficher les bornes de recharge pour véhicule electrique!!! Comme dans l'application chargemap pour ne pas la citer...

    174 votes
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  9. Hitch hike - (Carona)

    Add the option to switch from “driver” to “hitchhiker” in the app. As a hitchhiker, you inform to Waze where you want to go. When a driver do the same, it will show on the map all the hitchhikers that could be benefited by his route. It’s now up to the driver if he want to pick them up.
    It could be possible to change the privacy preferences for:
    - showing your routes for all the hitchhikers;
    - show only for hitchhikers that are in a specific group;
    - show only to your Facebook friends;
    - or hide for everyone…

    168 votes
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  10. Ford Sync integration

    Later this year, Ford will release the APIs for integrating apps with vehicles that have Sync. Waze could use the vehicle's on-board GPS, speedometer, and other data instead of running the phone's GPS.

    165 votes
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  11. Allow Offline features

    Waze needs to be allowed offline, this means it should keep counting your miles, calculate navigation options, and report map issue reports... these should be stored in the phone and uploaded once online again!

    163 votes
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  12. Change the notification sound

    Hi. I'm finding it hard to find where I can change the default notification sound on my android. It would be nice if you could customise it with ie a revving engine

    163 votes
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  13. Lane selection in reporting

    Ability to choose a single or multiple lanes (e.g. 1st, 2nd, left/right/u turn lane, 2 of them, all and etc.) when reporting an event - stopped vehicle, accident, object on road, traffic, closure.
    It would be very useful and helpful feature letting warned drivers to prepare and choose a clear lane in advance.

    160 votes
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  14. icon size

    I'd like an option for larger map icon sizes. The current icons are too small for me to make out at a glance.

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  15. Colocar postos GNV no mapa de postos no Brasil

    Colocar opção de endereço e preço de postos GNV no mapa do Brasil, principalmente nas grandes capitais. Sugestão de sites para parceria de dados: Comgas, GasNet e Gás Fenosa.

    159 votes
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  16. Electric Vehicle planning, including charging points. Nissan Leaf Anyone ?

    Electric Vehicle planning, including charging points. Nissan Leaf Anyone ?

    158 votes
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  17. Upside-down interface

    Without a car dock, the iPhone rides upside-down in my cupholder since the car charger plugs in the bottom of the phone. It would be awesome if Waze supported 180-degree rotation in addition to both landscape modes.

    151 votes
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  18. Mobile speed camera

    You should add the capabilities to report Mobile speed camera and in Waze editor, to add the zone length and be alerted when entering this zone from any street.

    http://www.quebechebdo.com/media/photos/unis/2012/02/22/photo2011220resize.jpg

    148 votes
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  19. Sound for speed camera at all times

    I would use this more often , if the speed camera alert gave a audio warning, and also displayed speed limit.

    147 votes
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  20. Altitude

    Add an option to show altitude on screen (displayed like current speed would be), just like some GPS units allow. Great for mountain driving.

    143 votes
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