The biggest tech giant Google has launched a new feature for Google Map, named Stay Safer. The new feature alerts users traveling in auto-rickshaws and taxis when their vehicle goes off-route and also shares the live status of the trip with user’s family and friends.

In case, taxi or auto-rickshaw deviates more than 0.5kms from the suggested route of Google Maps it will alert the user immediately on the app. The feature is available on all Android smartphones via updating the app.

How to activate?

Google Map users can activate this feature once they have searched their destination and got the directions to it at the starting of their trip. After this, they will be able to activate this by selecting ‘Stay Safer’ and ‘Get off-route alerts’ options.