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Waze will warn you about speed bumps and sharp curves soon

Screenshots of the emergency alert and roundabout guide features coming to Waze.
Image: Waze / Screenshots: Wes Davis / The Verge

Waze announced several new features, including an alert for stopped first responders, for its already busy driving directions map. That feature is out now, but others, like new road hazard warnings and updated routing info, will be available on iOS and Android phones this month, with still others planned for later this year.

The first responder alert feature shows a blinking icon of an emergency vehicle on the map and tells you how far away it is. As if the bright strobing lights ahead of you aren’t enough of an indicator or you’re not looking at the road at all (okay, maybe sometimes you’re just stuck behind a big truck). This feature is out now for users in the US, Canada, Mexico, and France, with other countries to follow.

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