Google Maps is now getting a new feature on iOS and Android that estimates the amount of toll charges users will have to pay for a chosen route. Before a user starts his journey, he will now see the estimated toll charges to his destination in the Google Maps app. Google says the road information is sourced from local tolling authorities, and includes factors like having a toll pass or not, what day of the week it is, and how much the toll is expected to cost at the specific time you’ll be crossing it.
The Toll Charges Feature Will Initially be Available in US, India, and Japan
Options are available within the settings of Google Maps app to display toll charges with or without a toll pass – Google notes that the price can change in many places depending on the payment method used. There is also an option to avoid routes crossing toll roads entirely. Google states that the toll chathes feature is rolling out now and is available for nearly 2,000 toll roads in the U.S., India, Japan, and Indonesia, with coverage for more countries coming soon.
Google Maps Will Soon Have a Feature Alerting Users About Air Quality
In addition to this, more recently, Google began rolling out a separate feature in Google Maps that will provide users will alerts about the air quality in their area. Furthermore, Air Quality Index feature will also show other details such as how healthy (or unhealthy) the air is, guidance for outdoor activities Maps’ Android and iOS users in the US.