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Google Maps is launching speed limit and speed trap features to help avoid speeding ticket

siliconreview Google Maps is launching speed limit and speed trap features to help avoid speeding ticket

All thanks to Google, Drivers will soon have an assistant to guide them to avoid speeding tickets. According to AndroidPolice.com, Google Maps, one of the most used navigation apps, is going to launch speed limit and speed trap features.

The feature will notify the driver about the speed limit of the road they’re driving on. It will be displayed on the lower left side of the application. There are small camera iconsto classify the speed traps and they will be shown on the visible area of the map. Reportedly, Google Maps will also provide an audio feature to generate warnings whenever they are approaching any speed traps.

Speed limit feature isn’t new. However, it was only available in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilandthe San Francisco Bay Area. While users had the speed limit feature, the app previously didn’t have any feature to make the speed traps visible to the drivers.

Now the wait is finally over! As the most anticipated feature of Google’s navigation service is going to make its debut. 

Waze, a similar navigation app that became famous for providing all kinds of detailed information about the traffic and the road safety was acquired by Google back in 2013 for around $1 billion. Nearly five years later, some of the amazing features of Waze are finally proving its significance to be deployed in the Google Maps.