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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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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

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  • Mark commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Not sure if this is a new suggestion or an extension of this one. It's a little complex.

    I have two main routes to drive to work. One is a toll road and public road network where I'd pay two tolls totalling $5.52, distance around 62.5km and freeway almost all the way. The toll free way is coincidentally shorter - 55.6km - but has a larger portion of stop/start traffic.

    Most days, the toll free route is about 7 minutes slower. Most days that's the way I go, as I can't see the logic in paying tolls and for more fuel to gain such a small benefit. There's also times toll free is quicker!

    My pie in the sky idea is a cost per minutes gained limit. For me, I'm prepared to pay these tolls for at least 10 minutes gain in journey time, or say 55 cents per minute.

  • John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It might give an "avoid tolls" option in Australia but whrn there's a traffic jam and it offers alternate routes it includes tolls without warning!

  • rita commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Waze routed me to a toll road even tho there was no traffic on the freeway I was on. I figured it would cost $5 but it ended up costing $20. Thx Waze! WHY would you make me spend $20 when there was NO traffic on the route I was on? Pls fix your program. If I had not read the sign to pay the toll on the web site, I would have gotten a huge fine.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    With the recent addition of "Express" lanes in Texas, I'd like the option to avoid Express lanes but still allow toll roads. Waze routed me to an express lane with no traffic on the non-pay lanes.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please enable this useful option for all countries, I just don't understand why waze always enable usefull options for few countries and forger about the rest!

  • Sven Laugasson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Latvia?? There are no toll roads in Latvia, but drivers do have to pay to enter the resort city of Jurmala. Instead of Latvia please consider about adding Poland and Austria.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This should be a per-trip option, not a global option. Some trips the toll road is worth it, sometimes it's a waste of money.

  • Dmitry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As it was already said, it would be great to have an option 'Avoid toll roads if they are no faster than X min/ OR X percent of travelling time'

  • Scott wright commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You could do this 1 of 2 ways
    1 options always avoid toll roads yes or no
    2 ask every time this route has toll roads avoid yes or no

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    somtimes the are 2 or 3 companies for toll road
    add the ability to choose which toll road you want to go through and which you dot want
    exp: in israel , road 6 -> i want , and fastlane -> no

  • emily commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yeah i got a ticket from waze taking me on a toll road. really annoying

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I live in New York City, and would love to be able to tell Waze to only give me toll road options if they are X minutes faster. For instance, I'll pay the $5 toll if it will save me 30 minutes, but to save just 5 minutes, I'd rather take the non-toll route.

    OR, even better, I'd love to be able to manually mark and save my favorite routes between work and home, and have Waze compare those saved routes each time I am commuting so that I can see whether the toll option is worth it!

  • giovanni pianigiani commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Apparently this is now working in Italy, Switzerland and Austria.
    However, it would be great adding an option to declare the sticker/vignette validity (country scope and time period) and avoid toll roads based on that

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    When we click on routes for the address selected, indicating on the to with the word "toll" can help us to choose which route we want rather than choosing a route and clicking on turns and finding there are tolls and again going back to routes and so on. Thanks for an excellent waze

  • Sir Slarti commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    At one point I had the option to avoid toll road - in the profile, now I can't anymore ... why? I live in Dubai

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