Saturday, August 2, 2008

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The Australian
2 August 2008

GPS drivers lose their minds to life on dash

Caroline Overington

[...] It may be apocryphal, but in the US, the story that most commonly does the rounds concerns the guy who put on his GPS and his cruise control, and then got out of the driver's seat, and stepped into the back of his Winnebago, to make himself a cup of coffee.

He ran straight into a tree. The man told investigators that he assumed the GPS, coupled with cruise control would enable the car to drive itself. [...]