Couple stranded 3 days after GPS leads them astray

December 29, 2009 by  
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A Nevada couple letting their SUV’s navigation system guide them through the high desert of Eastern Oregon got stuck in snow for three days when the GPS unit sent them down a remote forest road. Read more

OOPS Bad GPS Reading Will Cost YA

June 13, 2009 by  
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Bad GPS reading leads to demolition of wrong house

ImagesAl Byrd’s family home in Carroll County, Georgia, which has been unoccupied since his father died in 1998, was reduced to rubble after a demolition company used incorrect GPS coordinates to locate a building scheduled to be razed. “We had heirlooms in there. My mom’s dining room set…her hutch with her dishes in there,” Byrd said. Whoopsie. In the Atlanta Journal Constitution.