Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

These forums are specific to the Waze mobile app. Post here if you experienced a problem while using the app, have a question about the app functionality or a feature such as navigation or search.

Moderators: krankyd, Unholy

Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby detailer201 » Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:57 pm

I don't know about you, but I have grown tired of those other drivers that report hazards on the road for anything and everything. My waze program is set up with BT through my car audio. So every time I am driving along and some one sees something as onoxuos as a kitty cat stuck in a road side tree, my stereo announces. HAZARD REPORTED AHEAD! It is my opinion that hazard reported is way OVER USED. Another over used hazard report is RAIN. Seriously, do we really need to report Rain?

I love to use WAZE, but wish there were a way to selectively shutdown certain notifications..
detailer201
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:32 pm
Has thanked: 0 time
Been thanked: 0 time

Re: Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby DonJ2 » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:28 am

Some rainstorms around here in central Florida can reduce visibility to near zero, so I can appreciate it's use when appropriate. But I still understand what you mean; I see a lot of vehicle stopped on shoulder, even when the car is far from posing any danger. But sometimes even a car on shoulder that does not appear to be an issue by day may become a hazard if left there overnight.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk HD
USA Country Manager
Area Manager: Florida - Brevard, Lake, Osceola, Orange, Seminole, Volusia
Motorola Droid RAZR - Verizon - Android 4.1.2
DonJ2
Beta tester
Beta tester
 
Posts: 280
Joined: Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:00 pm
Location: Central Florida, USA
Has thanked: 30 times
Been thanked: 10 times

Re: Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby rottielover » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:46 pm

Personally, seeing the "vehicle stopped on shoulder aheads" helps to reaffirm my faith in the community that people are not reporting bogus hazards to mine points or some other silly reason. I'd have to say, at least in my area, 99.9% of the time when a hazard is reported I see the car stopped there, (or what-have-you). It gives me some faith in the crowdsourced model mapping :)
rottielover
 
Posts: 260
Joined: Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:14 am
Location: St. Louis, MO
Has thanked: 9 times
Been thanked: 16 times

Re: Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby SillyGoat » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:47 am

At times it gets a little out of control, but I would rather have people trying it out and participating than not being part of the community. They might be new and flexing their muscles, and that will get old soon. Then maybe they will only report the useful information. Part of being in a community is being tolerant of diversity.
Come contribute to the San Diego Wazers group on Reddit!
http://www.reddit.com/r/SanDiegoWazers/
SillyGoat
Beta tester
Beta tester
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:57 pm
Has thanked: 4 times
Been thanked: 0 time

Re: Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby txemt » Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:13 pm

YES, we need the rain. Drivers need to know where every little drop is hitting. :D
Just wazeting my time to help you waze your route smoothly
AM-S Florida & Texas
US CM
RC-US Territories
"Don't Mess With TxEmt"
Read, Read & Read
txemt
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 3715
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:03 pm
Location: Miami, Fl
Has thanked: 26 times
Been thanked: 736 times

Re: Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby txemt » Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:42 am

We have a lack of rain in San Antonio, so all of the residents need to grab their buckets, run to where the rain is, and collect the water.
Just wazeting my time to help you waze your route smoothly
AM-S Florida & Texas
US CM
RC-US Territories
"Don't Mess With TxEmt"
Read, Read & Read
txemt
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 3715
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:03 pm
Location: Miami, Fl
Has thanked: 26 times
Been thanked: 736 times

Re: Excessive hazard reports from other Wazers

Postby txemt » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:44 am

I reported "snow" or "flood" one day in San Antonio on a VERY bright, sunshine day with the temp about 75 degrees. I wanted to see what kind of response I'd get. :D
Just wazeting my time to help you waze your route smoothly
AM-S Florida & Texas
US CM
RC-US Territories
"Don't Mess With TxEmt"
Read, Read & Read
txemt
US Waze Champs
US Waze Champs
 
Posts: 3715
Joined: Tue Jul 17, 2012 7:03 pm
Location: Miami, Fl
Has thanked: 26 times
Been thanked: 736 times


Return to Waze App

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Feedfetcher