25 May 2016

TomTom unveils help for speed cameras, jams

Source: Android Play website. Screen capture of the TomTom Speed Cameras app.
Source: Android Play website.
TomTom is introducing TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings1 which are now available on the free2 TomTom Speed Cameras app for Android.

TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings visually and audibly alert drivers to rapidly slowing, or stationary, traffic on the highway ahead, giving the driver the opportunity to brake smoothly, and in time.

Corinne Vigreux, co-founder and MD, TomTom, said: “We’re constantly striving to make the driving experience safer and more relaxed. TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings is a powerful example of this approach.”

The TomTom Speed Cameras app is already available in 16 countries3, and today launches in a further 264. Drivers around the world rely on the app to deliver highly accurate fixed and mobile camera alerts in real time, as well as average speed checks for average speed cameras.

The locations of fixed cameras are provided by TomTom’s database, and verified by a TomTom moderation team, while mobile speed cameras are reported and verified by a community of over 5 million drivers.


The TomTom Speed Camera app for Android is available as a free download on the Google Play store. The full list of countries supported is listed in the app description.

1 The TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings feature is not available in selected European countries.

2 A mobile data connection is required

3 Existing countries in Asia Pacific available include Australia.

4 New countries and territories include: Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

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