Posts Tagged ‘nevada’

Do Not Always Trust Your GPS

Another sad story of someone being led astray by their GPS. A couple on vacation in Nevada became lost when they followed their GPS unit down a side road off the highway. Their vehicle became stuck in an area that had no cell phone connectivity. After 3 days, the husband set out on foot with […]

Technology – Some Wins, Some Losses

A couple from Nevada, travelling through the high desert of Eastern Oregon, got stuck in snow for almost three days when their GPS unit sent them down a remote forest road. It sounds like the problem was that the GPS gave them a “shortest route” option that did not take into account winter conditions. Two […]