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Avoid high risk areas

Get alerts if your destination, Favorite or route is in an identified higher crime risk area.

How it works:

  • If your destination is in an identified high crime area or your directions route you through a high crime area, you should receive a popup in Waze. 
  • If your favorite is in an identified high crime area, you should receive a popup when you first add the favorite to Waze. You will not receive further communication if you try to navigate to that location afterwards.
  • If your planned drive or calendar event in an identified high crime area, you should receive a popup when you first confirm the drive in Waze and during navigation afterwards. 
  • If you ignore your Waze route and drive through an identified high crime area, you should receive an alert.
This feature is only available in Israel and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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