The speed limit will start showing on both iOS and Android versions of the Google Maps app. According to reports, the feature was first spotted by Android Police and later confirmed by Google in a statement to Mashable UK.
According to Indian Express , the company has said that the speed limit feature will start rolling it out in a week. What is the speed limit especially for highway. The speed limit facility to monitor this will be helpful for users especially on highways and also for long road trips. When you turn on navigation, the speed limit will appear on the lower left corner of the map.
However, it does not appear that the option of speed limit will be seen in India. Reports on Mashable say that there will be speed limits for users in the US, UK and Denmark. Instead, speed camera facility will be available in markets like India, Mexico, Australia, Russia, Brazil, Canada and Indonesia.
When users contact any of these speed cameras, there will also be an audio alert in Google Map. If the user exceeds the speed limit while driving on any of these cameras, it will help the user to slow down. At the same time, speed trap is usually for those works where police vehicles or traffic police are waiting to catch those who are driving at high speed.