The 4th of July meansDecoction and unfortunately speed traps. If you use Google Maps while driving, you can track how fast you are on the move using a recent navigation-integrated speedometer tool. Yes, we know that your car already has one, but the Google Maps tachometer changes colors when you exceed the maximum speed. This makes it easier to see from your peripherals, as you look back and forth between the app and your dashboard is dangerous.
Google also has speed limit indicators and speed camera warnings. Make sure that you also check them.
Google has officially introduced the speedometer in Maps for all Android users. So if you use Google Maps, this is true for your iPhone, you will not see it yet. You can check the Maps app settings to see if you have them. You will also learn how to report a speed camera and an incident such as a traffic jam.
4. Touch Navigation Settings .
5. Scroll to the menu Driving Options and slide the switch for the Speedometer . If you do not see this option, you probably do not have this new feature yet.
1. Open your Google Maps app.
2. Enter your destination to start navigation. You can only report the speed cameras when you are in navigation mode.
3. Tap the balloon icon with the plus sign.
4. Select Mobile Radar Camera .
5. A pop-up message titled "Add a Mobile Radar Camera to the Map" appears.
6. If you did not want to report anything, you have a few seconds to cancel by tapping the circle labeled Undo .
Report an incident such as a car accident or a traffic jam.
. 1 Open your Google Maps app.
2. Enter your destination to start navigation. You can report incidents only when you are in navigation mode.
3. If you're on the move and see a wreck or a slowdown, tap the balloon icon with the plus sign.
4. Tap Add Report .
5. Select Crash or Deceleration . The message "Add [crash, slowdown] to the card" appears. You can click Undo if you do not want to send it.
Originally posted on June 8, 2019.
Updated on June 18 at 8 pm PT : Adds more context.
Updated July 4, 2019: Adds new information and context.