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Motorists shouldn't need Waze to drive safely
Motorists shouldn't need Waze to drive safely

To the editor: I find it very unsettling to read that the Waze traffic app is beloved by so many because "people may drive better if they know a police officer is around"; "most users drive more carefully when they believe law enforcement is nearby"; "it's a warning to slow down and avoid a speeding ticket"; and because it helps avoid speed traps. ("L.A. police chief goes public with concerns over Google Waze app," Jan. 28) Frankly, I'm appalled that so many people don't just simply observe the speed limits and drive safely — because it is the safe and legal thing to do. Are all these people routinely bad and unsafe drivers...

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