Apple Maps is getting Google and Waze-like accident reporting

The new reporting interface in Apple Maps.

Apple is bringing accident, hazard, and speed check reporting to Apple Maps. The feature is currently only available to users with the iOS 14.5 beta, and is similar to user-reporting features found in Waze and Google Maps.

When you’re using the feature, you (or preferably a passenger) can press a new Report button in the bottom tray, and select what type of incident or hazard you’re reporting. You can even do this using Siri: I was also able to say “there’s a speed trap here” or “there’s something on the road.” MacRumors shows that the interface is available on the CarPlay version of Maps, too.

Screenshot: The Verge

Apple Maps will give you a confirmation that your report has been submitted.

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Author: Mitchell Clark