How does Waze know when traffic has cleared up?

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Re: How does Waze know when traffic has cleared up?

Postby CBenson » Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:38 pm

I believe that the heavy traffic indication times out if it is not confirmed or negated by additional drives. I think the best way to combat the issue is to get more wazers in your area. The more data waze has the better it works.
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How does Waze know when traffic has cleared up?

Postby Bigbear3764 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:13 pm

I don't think you would get the prompt for slow traffic if it is slow every day at the same time. Waze would view that as normal flow.

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Re: How does Waze know when traffic has cleared up?

Postby AggieJM » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:25 pm

What's the threshold for when Waze will ask the user if they are in traffic? I've seen this pop-up a couple of times when I have been completely stopped on the highway, but never when running in slow traffic.

For example, I hit a stretch of road yesterday that is a 70mph freeway, but it was moving at 15mph. There were no traffic indicators on the road, but I know there were other Wazers on the road at that time. It also never asked me if I were in traffic. I know you can report traffic manually, just wondering how many people actually make that manual report.
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