New York City asks Google Maps to discourage left turns



Making a left turn in a bustling place like New York City can be dangerous — even deadly

Case in point: 17 pedestrians and three bicyclists were killed in the city last year by vehicles making left-hand turns, according to WNYC data.

To help reduce the number of deaths, several NYC officials reportedly wrote Google a letter on July 1, asking it to include an option on Google Maps that reduces the number of left-hand turns suggested by the navigation app when driving to a destination

Their request for reducing left-hand turns stems from compelling data Read more…

More about Google Maps, New York City, Tech, Apps Software, and Dev Design

via Mashable


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