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  1. 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.

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      154 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.

      4,038 votes
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        95 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 2,120 votes
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          under review  ·  43 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Auto Shutdown at Destination

          When arriving at your destination have Waze prompt an Auto-Shutdown with a 10 second countdown. I always shutdown my Waze when I arrive and instead of having to click menu and then shutdown, why not have Waze offer to do it automatically. This will also save battery if people forget.

          1,442 votes
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            22 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Police Heat Map

            What about a feature that shows popular police trap locations. There are locations in my town that are popular with police to setup speed traps. If those areas could glow blue like traffic areas glow red, I think that could be a great feature. If you could use the information that wazers report, then that info could be processed through an algorithm that show the high probability areas.

            1,297 votes
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              21 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Truck route option

              I use Waze everyday both on my commute to work and once I'm working (driving a semi around Chicagoland and all burbs within 50 miles or so). It would be nice to have an option to navigate truck routes when needed but then shut it off for when I'm in my car. MANY streets don't allow trucks due to weight or low overpasses, etc. Just a thought to help fellow truckers avoid getting in a bind! Maybe even reporting ability to post height/weight restrictions on certain roads...

              1,141 votes
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                53 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • adding "I'm a motorcyclist" mode

                adding "I'm a motorcyclist" mode in the settings for motorcyclist to choose and it will let us choose roads even if they have traffic jams and alart from roads that are dangerous

                1,068 votes
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                  37 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow declaring Toll Roads and the option to not navigate through them

                  Waze wants to route me through a toll road every day and can't seem to find an alternate route until I actually drive it. I want to be able to avoid Toll roads, which means tolls roads need to be able to be declared in the editor.

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                    47 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    started  ·  UnholyUnholy responded

                    Countries in which we have already enabled the feature on the client are:
                    Australia
                    Belgium
                    Canada
                    Czech Republic
                    Hungary
                    Israel
                    Latvia
                    Portugal
                    Slovakia
                    Sweden
                    The Netherlands
                    The United Kingdom

                  • Sound alerts before police and radar

                    I think that having a sound ringing before radar or police could help us. That's better than looking to the phone to see what's on infront. That's would give a safty driving and a secure alert.
                    That's important for me
                    I hope you'll do that.

                    939 votes
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                      22 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a traffic bar to map

                      Have a "Traffic Bar" that appear in the routes screen overlayed on the main map.
                      add a car to the bar that moves along with your journeys completion.
                      So when you are 85 percent home, the car has moved 85 percent up the bar.

                      Also when the Bar-Car (Maybe we should think of a better name) gets near an event an audible alert gets triggered, like when you near a Cop it could say “Oh cock, its the Rozzers!” Or just “Police reported ahead”) Or when you are near a obstacle on road you could be warned – e.g. “Johnny…

                      839 votes
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                        under review  ·  21 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • The ability to plan a trip with multiple stops

                        The ability to enter a starting location, an ending location, points in between and have waze provide the route and order.

                        For example if I am going on vacation and want to stop at three stores and get gas on my way there...

                        544 votes
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                          17 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 523 votes
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                            9 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Rail Road Crossing Ahead Notification

                            Give notification when approaching Rail Roads Crossings. This notification could be turned on or off by the user if needed.

                            486 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • show street name currently on

                              It would be great to show the name of the street you're currently on, as well as that of the next turn. Also, show the name of the street you're on when not in navigation mode.

                              463 votes
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                                7 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 426 votes
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                                  27 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Implement U-turn navigation instruction and ability to allow u-turns at intersection.

                                  In exUSSR countries it is a common practice to use u-turn. Traffic lights at major intersections may have special arrow to allow only left turns and u-turns. But currently Waze cannot use this feature to build optimal route.

                                  397 votes
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                                  • Ukrainian

                                    Hello Waze,

                                    First off, you guys do a wonderful job. I know that in my community of Ukrianians, there is a need for Ukrainian spoken directions.

                                    If there is potential for it to happen, it'd be absolutely fantastic!

                                    Appreciate your work.

                                    Best regards,

                                    Slavik

                                    385 votes
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                                    • 383 votes
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                                      • can you put ukrainian as one of the languages

                                        ... i respond better by hearing the directions in this language. thank you

                                        372 votes
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                                        • Madea

                                          Please please please bring Medea voice back for navigation. I told everyone at my work about it and they all cracked up and asked what navigation app I found her on and they all said that they would really enjoy it please bring it back it's just not the same without it!!!!

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