Description

Know before you go with California Road Report, your best app for being informed of what's happening on the highway.

With California Road Report you can view CHP incidents, CalTrans road conditions, chain control, road closures, and find rest stops in California on your iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch on the go!

- View CHP Incidents in areas nearby or from a list of selected areas in either list mode or map mode
Each CHP incident reported contains the time of occurrence, location, and details of the incident.

- Hands-Free Mode - With hands-free mode, CHP incidents can now be spoken to you while you drive so you can keep your eyes on the road and still receive CHP reports. (note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.)

- Search for CalTrans road conditions on any given highway in California
Ideal for checking chain requirements prior to driving in snowy conditions, knowing if there will be road work, or finding out if a particular stretch of the highway has been closed.

- Find out where chain control is being enforced during snow storms
While in map view you can pan around the state of California to see where chain control is being enforced or scroll through a list of all chain control areas in California.

- Find nearby rest stops
Need to take a break while on a long drive down the 5? Check out nearby rest stops and see their available amenities.

- See highway cameras
See pictures from over 500 highway cameras (with some including live video) in the state of California and also share them on Facebook, Twitter, eMail, and SMS.

- Road Closures
Avoid traffic by knowing which roads are closed or have lane closures.

What’s New

Version 3.13.0

Introduced subscription plan for premium features such as
- CHP notifications
- Chain control notifications
- driving mode
- Siri shortcuts

Get notified when CHP incidents are closed

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
304 Ratings

304 Ratings

Calin8v ,

Disappointed

I originally switched to this app years ago because the other app stopped working. Are used this out in the field and it was working great… Nice and brainless. You turn it on, you get your info, you turn it off.
However, the developer redesign the app and it seems like it takes forever to load and only 1/4 of the time it actually works the way it supposed to. I had to download another app just so I could have something at work. And after several updates over several months, seems to be the same. This app is now officially deleted off my phone.

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the feedback. Our latest update fixes a lot of issues that were addressed and we’re working on building more features that will help you be better informed of what’s happening on the road.

Thanks for using CARR.

Anderld47 ,

Love this app!

I’ve had this app on my phone for many years. Prior to downloading it I had the CHP site bookmarked to a screen, but had to deal with full site info on a small screen. Over the years this thing just keeps getting better. Traffic incidents (including response times and actions), rest stop locations (and whether opened or closed), chain requirements, traffic cameras (many of them live streaming), and road closures. If an incident isn’t showing on this app it is also absent on the CHP incident page. All this information is available on various sites if one takes the trouble to hunt for it, but it’s all here in an easy to use app.

This app has had some ups and downs, but the developer responds to questions and suggestions in a timely manner and puts effort into its improvement. Personally, I end up wasting short stretches of time looking at the various traffic cams...especially during snow events.

Gram1315 ,

Great and really helpful!

Update: Nice to get a response from the developer indicating he’s working on updating this app. The highway camera feature has been restored. Thanks! . . . .

WHERE ARE THE HIGHWAY CAMERAS?!?! This app WAS great until I installed the latest update yesterday. Now when I select highway cameras, there’s nothing there (says “0”) I really relied on the visual especially of those highways in the high country.
Such a bummer not to have them. Please bring them back!

I downloaded this app the other day as we were planning a trip over Donner Summit and I wanted to stay on top of the road conditions. Each time I checked, the info was current with the requirement for chains/snow tires and the storm conditions. The app is easy to navigate. You choose from the list of either interstate highways, state highways or other roads. You then get up to the minute conditions. Perfect! I also like that you can link to the highway cameras that are available for that highway to get a visual of conditions. Also, information is provided for rest stops and what amenities are available. Thanks for a great, reliable app!!

Developer Response ,

I'm sorry you're not happy with the update. In order to help make this app suit your needs please address your concerns to contact@caroadreport.com. I'm working hard to improve this app so please be sure to check for updates.

Thanks,
Adam

Information

Seller
Adam Levy
Size
88.2 MB
Category
Navigation
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.0 and watchOS 2.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English

Age Rating
4+
Location
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
Copyright
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. CARR Premium $7.99
  2. CARR Premium $0.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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