Google Maps is borrowing another of Waze’s best features with traffic slowdown reporting


Being able to report incidents on the road, like traffic jams and accidents, has been a staple of Google-owned Waze for years, but it’s just in the past year made its way into the main Google Maps app, one feature at a time.

Now, according to 9to5Google, incident reporting has been updated in the latest version of the Android app to include traffic slowdown options. Prior to today, you were able to report crashes, police checkpoints, and speed cameras (much to the annoyance of law enforcement), but there was no option for manually inputting a traffic jam for other users to see.

Google Maps incident reporting adds slowdown option for traffic jams by @NexusBen


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