Sunday, March 18, 2012

GPS blamed for drowning – do navigators make us oblivious to signs?

GPS drowning

When I first saw this story I thought, GPS gets blamed again, when the real culprit is inattention to signs. But I have to ask, does GPS lull us into not looking at road signs? The incident in question occurred when a UK woman drove her husband and their pet across a ford, which was clearly marked as hazardous during flooding. The crossing has since been closed off. read more