Other Side Reporting
You used to have "Other Side of Road" for reporting. It was AWESOME and I used to report vehicles on the other side on the shoulder, and appreciated getting the notification about that. It's only available with the Police now; please bring that back. Why did you take it away?
Thank you for your suggestion!
This suggestion will not be implemented for the time being. Adding more and more options to reporting, especially for less popular types of reports such as other side which will also require another window/card, is not something we are aiming for at the moment. Please be aware that other side reporting is already available by voice using the Google Assistant! We believe investing in voice can create essentially a better and more scalable experience and we hope to bring it to more languages soon.
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Please bring back!
Please bring back this option! I just passed a disabled vehicle on the other side of the road stopped in the middle lanes. It caused many accidents behind it because no one knew there has to be a way to report that
Edward Potereiko commented
The people traveling in the opposite direction of traffic backing up are unable to report it, yet they are the ones in the best position to see where it begins and where it ends, i e., heavy traffic.
They have restored the opposite side of the Road accident reporting.
Doug Chandler commented
The app is only half as effective without this...
Also need a 'both sides' option such as construction with temporary traffic lights.
This was a HUGE benefit whether it be a disabled vehicle, roadkill, animals near road, construction, etc. They are of help to other drivers and all things that might not be reported for some time from someone with Waze going in the direction of the hazard. I used this on highways and normal roadways.
Every update I hope this is added back in. Not sure why you'd take away a feature - aren't updates to add items?
The fact that this request thread goes back multiple years leads me to believe that Waze developers aren't reading these???? I hope that's not the case, however it was a feature - so its just adding back code vs writing it.
I tried to report a major obstacle on the other side of the road of a dual carriageway and could not do so? This was huge as something fell off a truck right in the middle of the roadway and I was completely unable to assist fellow wazers!
PLEASE bring back "other side of the road" hazard reporting!
Please bring back this feature.
Sometimes you can detect bad traffic ie standstill on the other side of the road that hasn't been reported and I'm sure Waze users would want to know and avoid.
Maureen Collins commented
It is extremely helpful to report if there is an accident on the other side of th road, traffic is backed up, police have closed the highway, and vehicles are being rerouted. People would appreciate to know why the situation so they might want to stop and take a break rather than being rerouted on small routes with everyone else.
I hate the new update.. so, what is the reason why we can't report on the other side..??? Why do people fix things don't need fixing. No need to reinvent the wheel
Other side of the road reporting...very important option for many reasons! Safety for all drivers sums it up!
September Coll commented
Please bring it back!
Accidents, police, construction; removal of other/opposing traffic reporting a huge mistake.
Make it work and implement it.
Other side informations removed was a bad desicion. Since Waze was sold to Google it has lost its caracter.
All oid inventions go away with the giants getting involved.
A reason why companies shouldnt get to big.
Soon i will abandon waze. Makes no sense anymore.
99% of my reports were for other side. 22.214.171.124 lost many features including this one. Now it degraded itself to all competitors.
Tami Netzband commented
big mistake to remove. The app is to help drivers and 50% of this involves the other side of the road.
Huge mistake to take it away
Please bring it back. Sitting in car watching traffic jam on other side and can't report it. Very frustrating.
one of the best functions has gone - please bring it back, it was great!
Please! We need it. Bring it back! Thx
Drove London to Penzance and passed 14 unreported stopped vehicles (including 4 lorries) on the other side, plus I regularly drive down the M3/A331 and see heavy traffic and stopped vehicles - it is frustrating to know that I can't report these hazards to other drivers