Driver mindlessly follows GPS directions straight into water3/16/2012
Your gut instincts should take over when GPS tells you to drive to an island not connected to land by a bridge. The Brisbane Times reports that a trio of Japanese sightseers on a day trip to North Stradbroke Island believed their rental car's GPS system could direct them there despite the nine miles of water and mud separating the island from the mainland. Driver Yuzu Noda said the GPS system "told us we could drive down there," but after driving a full quarter of a mile, the three found themselves stuck in the mud and facing an incoming tide. All three were safe and - though this is probably being generous - all the wiser.
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