Dear Waze, Please Stop Portraying Construction Workers as Cartoon Characters

JESSICA LOMBARDO | September 14, 2018

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Recently, the smart phone navigation company Waze has been partnering with car companies to make drivers more aware of when they are coming into a construction work zone. While we applaud these efforts and thoroughly appreciate that companies are working to make people more aware of workers, we were recently concerned by what we saw in a commercial that features Waze partnering with Lincoln vehicles.

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