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Waze Update Helps Users Navigate Closed Roads

Matt Ball on February 28, 2013 - in Transportation

A Waze update launching Wednesday adds the ability for users to report closed roads on the social GPS service, in real-time. It enables them to help others navigate around areas that might be temporarily shut down for obstructions such as a street fair, road construction and even damage from a hurricane or tornado.

Along with the update, Waze also announced it has reached 40 million active users a day — 10 million of which are in the United States.

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