Trucker mode for Waze

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Re: Trucker mode for Waze

Postby WeeeZer14 » Thu Jan 12, 2012 2:27 pm

Someone on these forums linked to this site in the past showing the consequences of over height vehicles :D
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Re: Trucker mode for Waze

Postby WeeeZer14 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:16 am

This is a bridge near me that is always fun:

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Yes that is a two way road. Yes that is a lot of damage to all parts of the tunnel from cars over too far and truck too tall. There is even a sign saying something like "no U-Haul trucks" but that doesn't stop people.
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Re: Trucker mode for Waze

Postby WeeeZer14 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:32 pm

Please be sure to read this newer thread about vehicle types.

Closing this thread now that we have an "official" thread to discuss this with Waze staff.
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Re: Trucker mode for Waze

Postby yrrabsille » Wed Jan 25, 2012 2:28 pm

orla wrote:Would it be possible to set road/street properties?
If possible to set limitations on à street.
Ex. Max weight, Max height. Even open times. Ex 06-23 (cities) or april-october ( closed during winter)

And then you should be able to set your vehicle properties in My Waze.
Maybe Even be able to have more then one wehicle stored. Ex you drive à truck daytime and your car otherwise.

Just ideas to improve The already most innovative and smartest GPS there is. :)


I agree, think many commercial drivers are using this app already and these features would be great. I drive a CMV in and out of NYC and it always wants to put me on the Parkways.
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Trucker mode for Waze

Postby yrrabsille » Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:53 pm

Bridge heights and weight restrictions are WAY too complex and tedious to maintain, but one simple feature that would help commercial drivers quite a bit might be "avoid Parkways".
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