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9 Accidents Caused By Following GPS Too Closely

Posted on April 25, 2018
GPS navigation enables Uber drivers but cannot replace deep local knowledge of an area's roads and routes (Pexels.com Creative Commons photo by pixabay.com)

GPS navigation enables Uber drivers but cannot replace deep local knowledge of an area's roads and routes (Pexels.com Creative Commons photo by pixabay.com)

Nothing beats solid, traditional Thomas-Guide style training and familiarity with the local roads.

Let the TNC drivers stake their reputations on GPS-only, and maybe end up like these hapless motorists.

Newstalk870.am (Pasco, WA) article here

Related Topics: accidents, chauffeur training, driver behavior, Driver training, GPS Navigation

Comments ( 3 )
  • Why

     | about 2 years ago

    While a good point to make, LCT comes acrross as a desperate truckstop-h0-0ker pointing to everyday-accidents in other parts of the World.

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