Waze adds lane guidance, one of Google Maps’ best features

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Waze is finally adding one of the handiest features from Google Maps and Apple Maps: lane guidance. The feature, now out of beta on the Google-owned navigation app, recommends what lane you should be in when you’re entering or exiting a freeway, for instance. It’s also helpful when navigating complicated intersections or highway mergers.

I don’t own a car, but often rent one for short day trips. That means I usually don’t have an encyclopedic knowledge of the streets I’m driving on, so I personally have found lane guidance on other apps to be a very useful feature to make sure I’m in a good position to follow the intended instruction on the screen. I imagine it will be just as handy in Waze.

Waze also announced a number…

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