Apple MapsSource: iMore

What you need to know

  • Apple Maps has rolled its speed camera feature out to more countries.
  • The Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, and more have now gained the feature.

Apple Maps is extending the rollout of its speed camera feature to new countries after users in the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Norway, and Sweden began to notice the feature over the last few hours.

Apple describes its speed camera feature as a safety one, giving users the chance to anticipate slow-moving traffic when they are about to reach it.

A helpful heads-up to slow down. Maps lets you know when you're approaching speed cameras and red‑light cameras along your route so you can anticipate potential slowing traffic ahead. You can also see where individual cameras are located on the map.

The rollout was first noted by iCulture after it went live in a couple of countries. Various people have taken to social media to share that they are also seeing the feature as well. Previously, it was only available to those in the United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland.

Users will of course see the new speed camera feature when using CarPlay, while some users have also reported receiving push notifications when reaching a speed camera. That particular feature doesn't appear to be live for everyone, however.

Don't have a car with CarPlay built in? No problem, you can add an aftermarket one, too. We've already covered some of the best CarPlay-enabled audio receivers around. An underrated feature, CarPlay puts your iPhone's screen onto your car's dashboard to make it not only easier to use, but more importantly safer, too. Navigation and music apps are particularly great via Apple CarPlay.