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Annie

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but what does this say about Germans and 'just following orders'?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070114/od_uk_nm/oukoe_uk_germany_satnav

Obedient German motorist crashes on satnav command

Sun Jan 14, 10:19 AM ET

A 46-year-old German motorist driving along a busy road suddenly veered to the left and ended up stuck on a railway track -- because his satellite navigation system told him to, police said on Sunday.

The motorist was heading into the north German city of Bremen "when the friendly voice from his satnav told him to turn left," a spokesman said.

"He did what he was ordered to do and turned his Audi left up over the curb and onto the track of a local streetcar line. He tried to back up off the track but got completely stuck."

The police spokesman said about a dozen trams were held up until a tow lorry arrived to clear the car off the track.

Several German motorists have crashed their cars in recent months, later telling police they were only obeying orders from their satnavs.
 

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Yeah, you can't always do what your satnav or GPS tells you. If you don't know the area, check to see if there's a turn that CAN be made.
 
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Yeah, you can't always do what your satnav or GPS tells you. If you don't know the area, check to see if there's a turn that CAN be made.
Yeah, and when you notice a wall-don't hit it! :rofl: :rofl:
 

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Most are based on frequest observations. Ever been to Disney and seen the Asians with their cameras?? Even the kids have them.
 

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