Latest Google Maps Update – Ability to see speed limits and speed traps in 40+ countries

 Google a biggest search engine on earth. google also provide service in field of    giving information about navigation,locations and direction by google map waze
after a long there is a new update in google map is that you can see speed limits and speed traps it’s the ability for Google Maps users to see speed
limits, speed cameras and mobile speed cameras
in more than 40 countries worldwide.
According to Google and information provided by tech crunch the full list of supported countries now seeing the speed cameras, which currently includes:
Australia, Brazil, U.S., Canada, U.K., India, Mexico, Russia, Japan, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia,
Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands,
Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe.
Google had not been quick to integrate Waze’s best features into its own Google Maps app, following its 2013 acquisition of the popular navigation app.
mainly it’s seems that most of people use google map for finding nearest shops, resturants and vice versa.It found that most of the people use google
maps to find their targeted place.
According to tech crunch,
But last year, some people began to spot incident reports as well as crash and speed trap reports appearing in Google Maps. Those features were not broadly
rolled out to all users at that time, however.

The change was noted earlier by ZDNet and, of course, Reddit 

google map 1111                                                       Above: Image credit – Android Police

Now, that’s starting to change

Google began to roll out the ability for users in more countries to see speed cameras around two weeks ago, we understand. The rollout is taking place
on both Android and iOS. But Android users will additionally be able to report mobile speed cameras and stationary cameras, while both iOS and Android
users will be able to see those updates during their drive.

The speed limit appears in the bottom corner of the app, while speed traps show up as icons on the roads themselves.

The features will likely appeal to users who want similar functionality as to what’s available today in Waze, but don’t either care for the Waze user
interface
(which can be overwhelming if you’re not used to it), or the way Waze chooses its routes.

There has been some confusion over where and when these alerts would be available, as Google failed to officially announce the features’ expansion.
Adding to the confusion was the fact that people were seeing the changes appear at different stages of the roll out in different countries around the world.
The speed limit appears in the bottom corner of the app, while speed traps show up as icons on the roads themselves.
Despite the usefulness of speed-related alerts, Waze remains the more useful navigation platform due to its ability to crowd source reports of all kinds —
including police ahead, crashes, cars pulled over on the side of the road, gas prices, road closures, obstacles in your path like debris, red light cameras
and more.

We understand Google Maps uses a combination of authoritative feeds along with feedback from Google Maps users in order to locate the speed cameras.

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