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  1. Add car video recorder feature

    TL;DR It would be extremely helpful, if Waze could continuously record and store video from front facing camera.

    Me and many of my friends would install a car video recorder. Main functionality is to continuously record anything that happens in front of your car, storing last few hours of recorded material.

    There could be many uses for this. Mainly - helping in crashes, where you are not guilty, but you cannot prove that.

    Functionality could be minimum. An option to enable or disable continuous recording through road facing camera. Setting, which indicates - how many minutes or hours of recording…

    577 votes
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      29 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Waze for WP8

      It would be great for Waze to release a version for WP8. I love using Waze on iOS and it is one of the limited apps that I would miss on WP8. Thanks!

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        14 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Home and Work favorite should have "use current location" to add, not just search for address

        This favorite is great. But it should have a "Use current Location" button to add your Work and Home. Searching for an address it will not show exactly where the house is, in this case in Ecuador, if it's a new home or not on the database.

        568 votes
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          14 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Madea

          PLEAASSEEE bring Madea's voice to the UK Waze and not just the US one!!!

          562 votes
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            2 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  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 →
            • disable "not there" for abusers or non-contributers

              For those who harass police sighting users of waze by FALSELY clicking "not there" the button clicking privilege ought be revoked until they are other than counterproductive

              identify them by their sole use of police related report by not-thefe and entire lack of contributing reports

              Also detect stationary officers who not-there themselves

              524 votes
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                11 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  9 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Create a Report category for "Faulty Traffic Lights"

                  Traffic lights are a major cause of traffic delays when out. Currently there is no way to report this specific problem.

                  516 votes
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                    20 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • remove Lake Shore Ave and Baxter St. from rush hour routes

                    someone is going to be seriously injured. the street is a 32% grade and scares many drivers. during rush hour it's a DANGEROUS disaster waiting to happen.

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                      103 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Different scoreboards for editors, drivers and forum

                      It has been noticed before that the Waze-community is divided between editors and drivers; editors being the users that earn most of their points by editing, drivers are those that earn most of their points behind the steeringwheel.

                      Currently, the scoreboard seems to be dominated by drivers - the topnotch of these are probably truckers, spending their live on the road, driving maybe thousands km per week, making up to 20.000 pts. There is nothing wrong with that, we NEED drivers, and I do not want to suggest that they do not earn their points.

                      But for editors these are…

                      509 votes
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                        12 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Ability to increase font size.

                        Those of us who see distance fine but need reading glasses could use the abolity to increase street name and POI size. It's one if the reasons why I don't use Waze as often as I'd like to.
                        Many thanks

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                          37 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • route overview

                          Please add an option to see either a birds-eye overview or a turn-by-turn list (or both?) of the route Waze is taking me on.

                          Sometimes I *know* I want to avoid a particular road. So when Waze plots a route for me at the start, I can review the proposed alternate routes and choose one. But if I need to deviate from that route to make a side errand maybe, Waze will recalculate my route on the fly, going back to its #1 preferred route. If I'm not paying close attention, this sends me back over to the road I…

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                            28 comments  ·  iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • I would love to see WAZE as an option for Android Auto!!! Will Waze ever be an option on Android Auto??

                            I would love to see WAZE as an option for Android Auto in place, or in addition to Google Maps for Android Auto!!! Will Waze ever be an option on Android Auto??

                            501 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable audio alert for speed cams regardless of the speed.

                              Waze currently only triggers audio alerts about speed cams when the driver is above the speed limit of the specific cam.

                              Since the speed detection on Waze is very flawed (at least here in Brazil/Rio de Janeiro), and not all cams have their speed limit properly set, it would be MUCH better if Waze triggered it's audible alert for speed cams independently of the fact that the driver may be above or below the limit of the cam.

                              Thank you.
                              And keep up the good work!

                              492 votes
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                                11 comments  ·  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 →
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                                    17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Paid Voice after Free Period Ends

                                    We loved having Stephen Colbert as our chosen voice on Waze. We want to suggest offering the limited voices for payment after the free period ends. We absolutely would pay to keep Stephen on our Waze. You have a lot of Wazers. If a portion purchased for $.99 or $1.99 each voice, it could add up. It would make your customers happy and earn you some revenue.

                                    469 votes
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                                      41 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • cyclist

                                      During this period in which cycling is becoming more and more popular, Wase can help the security of the riders. Cyclist start road driving open the Wase App. And select f "I went out riding". Wase can warn drivers nearby- "cyclist in front of you."

                                      466 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  Waze client - general  ·  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 →
                                        • Allow option to use device's TTS voice synthesis

                                          The Waze Android client has a decent sounding voice, but Android users can install 3rd party TTS apps. Please give us the option to choose to use the Android Text To Speech synthesis instead.

                                          458 votes
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