Vehicle types/ Navigation types

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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby Olestas » Fri Jul 05, 2013 1:51 pm

Please people, just do not use waze with bikes or pedestrian. For now at least.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby Olestas » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:45 am

CBenson wrote:It is up to the waze editing community to add the truck restrictions to the waze map to make any such designation useful. There is a brief discussion here regarding which roads should be designated as prohibited to trucks. Feel free to use you experience and add your input there.


When waze announces, that it will enable vehicle type selection in client, only then majority of community will start mapping restrictions for trucks or other vehicles. We already know what happened to house numbers.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby Olestas » Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:48 am

What??
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby orbitc » Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:08 pm

davipt wrote:
syntax2600 wrote:I was going to suggest adding a police car / squad car.

Some of us Wazers drive those and rack up a ton of miles and map edits. and some of us even post our own police reports. :)


So I guess the first thing to ask is a Waze mood for Police, so we can see you driving on the map and avoid you ;) (not kidding, a Police mood could make sense, ask it!)

What about fireman? and EMT?
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby p1l0t » Sat Jun 01, 2013 6:01 pm

I would absolutely use a bicycle mode. We already can designate bicycle/walking paths so why not allow navigation for them in a mode that isn't going give bad data to car drivers. Plus how cool would it be to see a little bicycle wazer going by on the map. I use this app for avoiding traffic and road hazards (or plain navigation if I don't know the way somewhere) but a bicycle mode would add additional functionality for me. I'm 30 years old and getting kinda fat I try to ride my bike like every other day because it's helping me get back in shape. Plus the town I live in is HUGE on bike riding so it would get mapped for bicycles in a hurry. Also many other navigation apps to offer these modes so it will help make sure Waze keeps on crushing the competition. :mrgreen:
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby p1l0t » Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:22 pm

In all honesty, as someone who does databasing I am think the best answer would be to have people give as much information as they can (IF they want nothing annoying but on a settings page or something). That way there is a record of the type of vehicle/usage/speed/restrictions whatever and then with knowing all that information the data could be used to develop new vehicle related features and it would be easy to see what is priority based on number of users in type. Just my humble opinion.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby papok » Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:19 pm

I would leave a couple of slots for "custom" vehicle types to be defined by each community...

For example, we could set a "safe drive car" which would not be allowed to travel through the non politically correct "danger zones".

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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby petervdveen » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:03 am

I've got a trailer behind my cars sometimes.
As I'm then only aloud to drive 90km/h, when 130km/h is normal, I sometimes generate a trafficjam.

It would be nice to set my maximum speed then, so Trafficjams are not created that are above (for example) 70 km/h.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby petervdveen » Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:17 pm

Riamus wrote:Don't say never.

never.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby petervdveen » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:46 am

HOV is some kind of toll road, right?
How many meters is between the normal road and this HOV road?
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