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Wednesday, 29 June 2011

OT: More Wrongway GPS Navigation

OT: More Wrongway GPS Navigation

Dear Friends,
Back in April of 2011, there was a discussion of 
the need to use common sense in using GPS for
navigation in “"Death by GPS" in desert” at:
http://six.pairlist.net/pipermail/meteorite-list/2011-April/075724.html

Recently, there was an example of the need to
be careful about navigating with GPS in:

Visitors in SUV follow GPS directions into Mercer Slough
by - Jessie Van Berkel, The Seattle Times, June 15, 2011‎
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2015332317_gps16m.html

Wrong way! Three women escape from sinking car 
after GPS device sends them into lake, Mail Online
June 15, 2011
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2003998/Wrong-way-Three-women-escape-sinking-car-GPS-device-sends-lake.html

Girls escape sinking car after crashing into Mercer Slough
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCmFXWYvXrA

Yours,

Paul H.

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