Google Maps speed trap warnings, including icons and audio, are now alerting some users to traffic enforcement locations…
Even though Google acquired crowd-sourcing traffic app Waze for $966 million in 2013, several key features haven’t been added to Google Maps. One of the most notable by its absence is speed enforcement zones. But, since late last year, that’s been changing.
Google Maps Speed Trap Warnings Spotted
Duplication tests haven’t so far been successful. So, there’s no way to know if it’s rolling out via a server-side switch and/or the tools will become available for everyone.
Google is notorious for testing new things without formal acknowledgement. Which means the tools might or might not make their way out to wide, stable release.
Google is also experimenting with B2C chats in Maps. It would allow people to connect directly with businesses for specific inquiries. For instance, asking about holiday hours or if certain items are in-stock.