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LA police urging wildfire evacuees to avoid navigation apps - Roadshow

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The Los Angeles Police Department is reportedly telling motorists to avoid using navigation apps when attempting to avoid the region's wildfires.

According to the Los Angeles Times, authorities fear that these programs will guide motorists "onto more open routes -- in this case, streets in the neighborhoods that are on fire." However, when Roadshow reached the LAPD for comment on Thursday, they acknowledged that they were still investigating how to advise motorists on this issue.

Some navigation apps, like Waze, provide the ability for users to call out road hazards including weather, heavy traffic, vehicles and objects in the road, or even request roadside assistance. Many, however, do not.

LA authorities are urging motorists not to use navigation apps to avoid the region's wildfires. Waze

I spoke with Sergeant Frank Preciado of the LAPD, and he noted that LAPD officers are strategically posted at the junction of key ingress and egress roads to prevent motorists from...(continued)

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