More Stories Of People Following GPS Blindly Into Dangerous Situations
from the on-top-of-a-mountain-and-at-the-bottom-of-a-lake dept
Then there's the guy over in Spain, who followed his GPS directions directly into a reservoir and drowned (the passenger in his car managed to escape and make it to shore, but the driver was apparently unable to swim). The report notes that the reservoir in question is Spain's largest and has been there since 1989, so it seems like any GPS mapping system should be aware of the change by now.
Either way, it still does make you wonder why people believe their GPS over their own lying eyes.