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social navigation

The crowdsourcing of events such as highway accidents and traffic jams in real time from ordinary drivers to enhance navigational directions. See Waze.
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Allstate Roadside Services, a company involved in roadside assistance for more than 50 years, is collaborating with Waze, a real-time, crowdsourced navigation app.
Governor Tom Wolf said that travel information available for Pennsylvania roadways is being expanded through a free, two-way data-sharing partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Waze (www.waze.com), a real-time crowdsourced navigation app through which drivers share road conditions.