What is the best way to get live traffic reports on an iPhone?


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One of the best ways to get live traffic reports on an iPhone is by using a mobile app, such as Google Maps or Waze. As of April 2015, both Google Maps and Waze are free to use. Live traffic reports allow drivers to determine the best routes when traveling and avoid accidents and other hazards.

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Google Maps uses crowdsourcing to provide real-time traffic updates. conditions are color-coded, with green lines indicating that vehicles are moving over 50 miles per hour on highways. Orange means that traffic is moving 25-50 miles per hour and red means traffic is moving slower.

Waze provides traffic maps that are edited by the community. In addition to real-time traffic updates, Waze indicates if there has been an accident, police activity or other road hazard that can affect a commute.

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