Apple has added the ability for Canadian users to ‘report an incident’ within Apple Maps during navigation.
When users start navigation to a destination, tapping the menu arrow where you can normally add a stop or share your ETA, now has an option to “Report an Incident”. This option is only available if you are navigating to a destination further away from you, as it didn’t show up when we tested it for a destination 200m away.
This feature is working in Canada for iOS 15 users on iPhone and also within Apple CarPlay, according to iPhone in Canada readers. When you tap ‘Report an Incident’ you are given three options only to report: crash, hazard and speed check.
Google Maps for iPhone has long allowed users to “add a report” during navigation, but plenty of options such as: crash, speed trap, slowdown, construction, lane closure, stalled vehicle and object on the road. These incident reporting features are borrowed from its other mapping app, Waze.
Let us know if you’re going to be using this ‘Report an Incident’ feature in Apple Maps.
Apple announced earlier this week 3D view is coming to Apple Maps in Canada in 2022, but only for Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver to start.