Taxi drivers could have a new enemy: Google Maps wants to alert users when a vehicle changes its route.

Google Maps is a service that presents constant adjustments, a speedometer was recently added, to notify the user that he is driving at a speed higher than the established limit or when there may be a speed camera. The new option could be the terror of some taxi drivers.

Taxi drivers could have a new enemy: Google Maps wants to alert users when a vehicle changes its route.
Taxi drivers could have a new enemy: Google Maps wants to alert users when a vehicle changes its route.


The application can now alert users when they deviate along the route in a range of 500 meters, to ensure the safety of users, in addition to preventing a taxi driver from deciding to make the road longer in an area that is not know.

Similar to other private transport applications, we can also share our journey in real time with our friends. In that same section, the possibility of receiving alerts when the vehicle leaves the traditional route will be shown.

In the end, the addition can be used in any journey, it is not necessary to be done as long as you take a taxi, but the purpose is to help people who do not know any particular area. It also clarifies that the routes will continue to be prepared in real time and with the different reports so that it is always the fastest and safest option.

At the moment the option only appeared in India and without any warning, so it must be found in the testing phase, with the possibility of launching it officially if the results are positive.
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