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Tragic events in Israel have underscored what I fortunately was alerted to on my recent driving tour of Israel.
- Use Waze for GPS navigation. It was founded in Israel and better than Google Maps.
- Go to settings and select to avoid Territories A and B.
Most areas are well signposted but people have followed GPS into many tight spots. Having an Israeli yellow-plated car can lead to trouble. They are distinct from the green-plated Palestinian cars. Many areas are more porous than you might assume and there are many yellow-plated cars about, presumably driven by people who know the lay of the land.
who were killed (corrected: see comment below) were using Waze however had disabled the feature to avoid such areas.
Those who do wish to drive in Territories A and B should rent a green-plated car locally.