Waze begins rolling out railroad crossing alerts globally

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Alerts about upcoming railroad crossing appear as a banner in the iOS and Android Waze apps. | Image via Waze / Operation Lifesaver

Google-owned navigation app Waze is rolling out a global safety feature that alerts users about upcoming railroad crossings.

The feature is not wholly new, and was quietly launched in the US,...
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