Driver follows GPS directions into lake

He ignored signs saying the road was closed because the GPS told him to drive on. Which he did. Right into a lake. But technology did help him after all. He called emergency services from his cell phone while the van was sinking.


  1. I don’t mean to sound heartless, and I’m certainly no Luddite… but how hard is it to use your eyes and your head? Are we THAT dependent upon our technology that we let it do our thinking for us now?

    I weep for the species….

  2. Yep, we’ve pretty much legislated Darwin out of our lives. You have the right to be abjectly stupid– and still live to reproduce (and probably also sue the GPS company for the trouble it caused you).

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