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  • Woman drives 900 miles out of her way after GPS error

    01/16/2013 8:16:31 AM PST · by posterchild · 51 replies ^ | Tues Jan 15, 2013 | Mike Krumboltz
    Put too much faith in technology and you may wind up in Croatia. A 67-year-old woman from Belgium learned that the hard way after she followed (faulty) directions from her GPS device. The woman only wanted to go about 90 miles from her hometown of Hainault Erquelinnes, Belgium, to pick up a friend at the Brussels train station. Her GPS device sent her about 900 miles to the south before (during the second day of driving) she realized that something was amiss. It's unclear if she entered the address incorrectly or if the GPS was faulty. Discovery explains that the...