13 reasons why trusting your sat nav is a bad idea
Putting your complete trust in a robot – what could possibly go wrong?
Sat navs have made driving in unfamiliar territory a doddle – even the most hapless navigator can be Christopher Columbus.
But every now and again our sat navs betray our trust in the worst ways.
You know things are bad when you’re told to pay no attention to them:
This sign always makes me smile. Sat. Nav. isn't always helpful ... 😳 pic.twitter.com/AdgxesKtrE— Beverley Ryan (@beverley_ryan) May 20, 2015
They’ve way too much banter for a talking map box:
And those "celebrity" voices:
Had a Bonnie Tyler Satnav but it was awful. Just kept telling me to turn around and every now and then it fell apart pic.twitter.com/CG3KHuQMGs— LC Proofreading (@LCProofreading) July 8, 2016
They make it seem like child’s play:
But their accuracy is questionable:
When you sat nav tells you off for been in the sea :-/ pic.twitter.com/BgUSSjizDa— Amiee Deubert (@AmieeDoobydoob) April 3, 2017
They turn good, honest folk into accidental law-breakers:
They have literally zero care for personal space:
They think they know just what you want, but they don’t:
They force you to go on holidays you’re not ready for:
"Belgian woman, 67, picking up her friend from railway station ends up in Zagreb 900 miles away... http://t.co/U3KHkuFT" w the actual f.— Kat (@KatCo382) January 14, 2013