Road alerts

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

Road alerts can also include user-added text messages (Conversations):.


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 alerts, follow these instructions:
  1. Tap on the lower part of the screen to bring up the toolbar.

  2. Tap Menu.

  3. Go to Settings → Road alerts → Display on map.

  4. Choose the types of road events you want to see.

    • — conversations
    • — accidents
    • — road works
    • — speed- and lane monitoring-cameras
    • — bridges that are up
    • — road closures
    • — errors
    • — other
To turn on/off or adjust voice warnings for road alerts:
  1. Tap on the lower part of the screen.

  2. Tap Menu .

  3. Go to Settings → Road alerts.

  4. To get voice warnings for road alerts, enable the Give audio warnings option.

  5. Choose the types of road alerts you want to get.

To add a road event to the map:
    • Tap Add road event  on the marker where you are located.

    • If there is no marker, tap on your location and then tap Install  in the context menu.

  1. Fill out the Event form:

    1. Choose the type of event:


      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.

      For example, if you add comments to an “Error” event, you may chose the type of error ("can't pass through due to....", "turn around...", "barrier gate") and add more information (such as why cars can't pass through, etc.).

  2. Tap Set.

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