Option to disable selected alerts. Would like to disable vehicle on shoulder alerts.
Option to disable alerts. Would like to disable vehicle on shoulder alerts. Would be nice to select which alerts gave an audible notification.
You can easily disable the unwanted alert types in Settings – Alerts&Reports.
As a truck driver, these alerts are great for us. A lot of times trucks are broken down or other passenger type vehicles. A law in any state I have traveled, is for drivers to move over to allow the disabled vehicles room for repairs/towing and to be able to do so safely without worrying about drivers who aren’t paying attention to crash into them. If you’ve never needed to repair your vehicle on the side of the road, good for you. But, add semi’s that are 80,000 lbs of rolling steel, usually at speeds of 70mph, plus all the texting drivers or dangerous weather, etc and it is extremely dangerous as you all speed by. Yes, it happens every day, without varying weather conditions too. Again, as a truck driver, move over and let these vehicles have the space the law asks for. While I see this is distracting, it is needed for most drivers. Not in every instance is the vehicle completely on the shoulder and not every shoulder has a lot of space when your back is turned changing tires etc.
Rohn DeSilva commented
When travelling on Interstate or State Highway, this is a useless alter. You could park 18 wheeler on the shoulder without creating hazard to the driver. There is plenty of room.
But I see the need when travelling in rural highways with only one lane of traffic.
Need the ability turn off the this alert as an option.
Those alerts are so annoying, I stopped using the app over a year ago. I periodically check to see they've added the ability to disable selected alerts. Until they do, I won't use the app again.
Really need the ability to select what aleryts you want. People love reporting the car stopped on shoulder but thats basically always in los angeles. It forces me to basically mute notifications ao i can listen to music. Please add another submenu with notification checkboxes please
John Smith commented
I would like the ability to disable red light camera alerts. I find them completely and utterly useless. I never try to speed through lights. If I do get a ticket from a red light camera, I probably deserved it.
Seriously, those popups obscure upcoming intersections on the map, and the audio alerts are also VERY annoying. It almost makes me want to stop using the app except that I really do need the reroutes around traffic. If Ford's traffic capability on built-in satnav actually worked I wouldn't need to use Waze in the first place!
Alan Green commented
I am not interested in cars on shoulders; it's a needless distraction.
Kent Smith commented
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Mr. Junk commented
I have a million red light cameras in my area and I know where all of them are. I really wish I could turn off the red light camera notification because it get annoying really quick. This is a perfect suggestion.
Please provide the ability to disable individual reports! I absolutely HATE the "vehicle stopped on shoulder" and "pothole" alerts. They are really distracting. Honestly, who cares that there is a car parked on the side of the road? Plus, potholes are simply a way of life in Norther California -- we have some of the worst roads in the country and potholes are everywhere.
Completely agree. Want to know only essential alerts. Shoulder alerts are continuous in Atlanta. Otherwise great app!!
The only alerts I want are for police, red light cameras, visibility, & hazard in road. Please add the option to silence all other alerts.
"Rain reported ahead"
"Vehicle on shoulder ahead"
"Hazard on shoulder ahead"
These and ones like them are all virtually useless alerts. These traffic events may slow traffic, but it doesn't change anything.
I would like you to add an "essential alerts only" mode, which only warns of police, fog/rain/smoke that is *so* bad that visibility is reduced, red light cameras, and hazards *in* the roadway.
Since I listen to comedy podcasts while driving and because here in the Chicago area there are sometimes as many as 4 alerts per minute, I miss a good portion of the podcasts. I really want to hear only the essential alerts.
Please offer this feature. I drive about 100 miles round trip everyday on the freeways in Southern California. I get this alert about 40 times per day.
It is incredibly annoying. It is also pretty useless. It constantly draws my attention away from the road for something that is about 5 lanes away and nobody cares about.
The only reason so, so many people report it is because they get points for reporting things.
Completely agree! Please provide the option to eliminate vehicle on shoulder alerts. Incredibly annoying. Love the app though!
This is a very needed feature. I have grown to hate the "vehicle shoulder" alert. It never affects traffic for me, and is beginning to be white noise for popping an unimportant notification so often.