Road alerts

Road alerts are points on the map that correspond to reported events. For example, an accident is represented as .

Another form of "road event" are the user text messages known as "conversations": .

Attention.

All user information is removed from road alerts. In other words, such messages don't contain any identifying information about the user or his car.

To see and add road events, follow these instructions:
  1. Tap Menu .

  2. Select Settings → Maps → Road events.

  3. Enable Show on map and select the appropriate event types:

    • — accident
    • — road work
    • — speed camera
    • — other
    • — road blocked
    • — bridges that are up
    • “conversations” (commentary associated with given place).
To add a road event to the map:
    • Tap Menu  and select Add road event.

    • Tap and hold a point on the map to open the context menu. Select Add road event.

  1. In the Event form that opens:

    1. Choose the type of event:

      Attention.

      Events such as “Bridge up” or “Road closed” may appear on the map, but they can not be added by users.

    2. If you add an “Accident” or “Road works” event type, then select the traffic lane affected by the event (i.e. left, middle, or right) in the Choose lane field.
    3. In the Comments field, enter your comments for the event being added.

    4. Tap Send.

      The event will be added to the map. To see comments, tap on the event icon.
Note.

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