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.
Great thinking! We’ll share with the team; they’re always interested in new feature ideas.
Peter Darazs commented
Hi Waze. Reporting 'current mobile camera ' locations does not seem very reliably done by australians....so why not introduce a feature which highlights a density pattern of the locations speed cameras HAVE EVER been reported. eg red for fixed cameras as they are always there....to yellow where they are only occasionally reported .
I think this will work because police do seem to have their favorite trapping spots that catch out people unfamiliar with the area ( and locals dont mind them and often wont notify or flash oncomers . Its an australian thing . go figure)
Is there a project of integration of mobile speed cameras at all?
I am from the state of Victoria in Australia.
As a result of receiving a few fines due to inattention in areas where an unmarked vehicle was operating a speed camera, I thought of looking up the locations online, and I found this.
https://www.camerassavelives.vic.gov.au ... -2019.xlsx
It's a spreadsheet where all (alas past) locations of speed cameras were authorized by the local police.
I am at this stage digging into it with government officers to find out if we can access to the archive to be able to see if yes or no the locations are always the same, and if only the dates of autorisation is the only variable, which is possible as I think it would be a hassle for them to find new spots all the time.
If it is found that the dates are only a variable, then it would be possible to run a script that would enter automatically the spots where these unmarked vehicles can be attending and send a signal to the Waze user of the type of "Reported mobile speed camera site ahead" or would it not?
Let me know if this is possible or if you guys have already looked into this (I take it that it would not be available only in the countries that are giving access to such publications)
Antonio Sesto commented
It would be useful to enable the users to add a mobile speed camera.
There is an app called 'WA Speed Camera Alerts' already available in App store ( recently it's been removed from google play store but it may available again at anytime). I am not associated to it but I used it & found it useful.
Today we saw a flash from what turned out to be a very well concealed speed camera that was not reported on waze. I have just discovered that the Police force (here in WA) publish the locations of their mobile speed cameras, in terms of the road and the suburb that it is in. I think it would be a great idea if this information could be uploaded, and if Waze could introduce a feature that announced the possibility of a mobile speed cameras in the area by allowing the map to change colour. The link is here - https://www.police.wa.gov.au/Traffic/Cameras/Camera-locations
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Antoine A. commented
Bonjour, les futures radars mobiles arrivent sur nos routes pour plus de profits !!! Comptez vous ameliorer l'application afin de nous permettre de les detectés? Une icone représentant leurs plaques numiralogiques serai un plus.
I travel every day on a particular route and particular time and I don't want to open my Waze app to see what is traffic while going as I will be busy and I forgot to open and get in to freeway. After I get in, there is no way to get out and o stucked. If I get an mobile message or a call alert to tell me a 5 mins before my planned scheduled to start time that my regular route have an accident or total travel time so I can understand and change the route in advance.
In Western Australia, mobile speed camera locations & dates are published every week in the https://www.police.wa.gov.au/Traffic/Cameras/Camera-locations in PDF format. (Other states might be having similar links)
NSW & ACT states : http://roadsafety.transport.nsw.gov.au/speeding/speedcameras/current-locations.html
If these locations can be marked & highlighted in the Waze app it will be more help full for the users.
In countries where is not prohibited to know where the police spots with laser guns / mobile radar equipment (Spain, Hungary, Romania etc.) it would be nice to have Radar not just Police, among the reporting categories.
Gav Craig commented
Is there any option to.
1. Alert you to mobile camera zones
2. Warn you of cameras even if you're not exceeding the limit
The modern radars have ranges of 2km, the app must have option to issue warning in advance.
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Please add the camera option to waze. Let's make it a equal playing field
Jennifer Beach commented
This really needs to be a thing.
Jennifer Beach commented
They just implemented mobile cameras in new orleans jan-9 2017
Waze should definitely add a "Speed (mobile)" option to the existing "Camera" reporting menu and rename the existing "Speed" to "Speed (fixed)".
The mobile should behave like the police reports, but with a longer expiration period as the mobile speed cameras are not moved around as often as police officers move. They are usually placed for a few days. So maybe stay visible for a day by default, or until reported as no longer there by another user.
As for fixed cameras, they should continue to require approbation before being placed on the map permanently.