Waze usefullness in Edmonton?

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Hey guys,

I just got this app yesterday and only used it one day but does it help with the vast amount of Radar in this city?

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Hey guys,

I just got this app yesterday and only used it one day but does it help with the vast amount of Radar in this city?

thank you for any reply's
It's a single source of information that you can use, and I think you'll find it very useful, but like most things don't rely solely on it.

It's worth your time to run it. If you're running Android also consider the app Highway Radar.
 

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Meh. I don’t use it. I rely on my detector to tell me it’s there or not.

The MRCD trucks only stay put for 2 hours at a time. The RLC’s are usually in the detectors data base.

Same with Escort Live. Have it ...it’s available, ...but don’t use it.

Some have different experiences with it.... but it’s not something I put too much stock in personally.

As for the live radar traps.... might be useful in the city... but finding one of those types of traps are pretty rare.

It’s dependent on lots of people using it.

If you have a detector that doesn’t support MRCD detection in Edmonton.... I’d use it... I’d just wouldn’t rely on it.

Just use it as another tool in your toolbox.
 

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Waze is okay, some saves from using it, but it's hard to depend on it because there's definitely traps not marked. It's all about layers. I really like highway radar with the heat map on when on highway 2.

I rely on everything I have to help keep my record clean. Waze is better in Edmonton than Calgary but it's not bulletproof - you need LJs, situational awareness and a radar detector to augment it for really solid coverage.
 

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I've been using it. I like it. It has given me a few heads up about police traps.

It is completely trash for directions though.
 

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Personally I used Waze a bit, but it was only ok.

Highway radar now that's another story!!

Its almost like another radar detector (has different pros and cons) totally customizable and you can use it in all provinces!

Check it out, the more that use Waze or HR the better it gets.
 

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I find Waze ok. It's just another tool in your arsenal, but there's no way you can solely rely on it.

I find it useful on the occasion when you're dealing with idiots and you're trying not to get into an accident you'll get an alert that there's police ahead. If you run jammers, you can JTK before you see them/get hit.

You'll also get the occasional marking of police in the area (instead of sitting photo radar/laser units).
 

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I've been travelling to Leduc from red deer a lot lately, its been quite helpful. I was actually surprised how many times I've gotten notifications
 

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