The Google-owned traffic navigation app Waze has received a new welcome update that allows users to send specific winter weather reports such as unplowed roads and areas covered with ice.
The new feature is now live on both Android and iOS and went live in the latest version update in all countries where Waze is already available. Users can send reports for unplowed roads and ice conditions from Report > Hazards > Weather.
New feature created as part of Waze for Cities
In a press release, Waze reveals that the feature was developed in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), who is going to use the data sent by drivers to better prepare for the next winter season.
“At VDOT, our people are constantly exploring innovations and new technologies with the ultimate goal of providing the best service to the residents of the Commonwealth and all those who travel our roads,” said VDOT Chief Deputy Commissioner Rob Cary…. (read more)
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