In recent years, it is no longer necessary to install third-party applications to turn our mobile into a radar warning thanks to Google maps and its community of users, who warn in real time of the presence of these radars.
Google maps Not only does it allow us to view the location of fixed and mobile speed cameras and receive their alerts, but it also allows us to report the presence of speed cameras. we will see now in which section of Google Maps the speed cameras appear and how to report them
How to see speed cameras on Google Maps
Google Maps only shows the presence of speed cameras when planning a route. With what until we click on the icon “How to arrive” and we choose a destination will not show the location of speed cameras on each of the routes.
In the overview of the route and its alternatives, we will see the presence of fixed speed cameras (orange color) and mobile radars (blue color) when exploring the path. When enlarging the map, all speed cameras that we find along the route will appear. In addition, by clicking on a speed camera we will see when it has been notified
When starting Google Maps navigation will warn us of the presence of speed cameras with an alert, which will ring a few meters before arriving so that we have time to check if we are driving at the speed indicated by the road.
How to report speed cameras on Google Maps
During navigation, we can also report the presence of speed cameras. The first way is ** by clicking on the icon of an existing speed camera ** to warn if it is still there. The second way is to signal the presence of a new mobile speed camera. To do this, you will need to touch the “Report” icon then in the “Mobile Radar” option.
Logically, if we are driving for road safety reasons, we cannot touch the screen, and therefore we cannot report traffic errors. This feature only the co-pilot can be used so as not to put the rest of the users of the public road.