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Old 11 May 2007, 08:29   #1
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Sat nav dangerous

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_west/6646331.stm

"A 20-year-old woman's car was wrecked by a train after she followed her sat nav system onto a railway track."

There have been quite a few incidents like this now - sat navs are obviously very dangerous and should carry a government warning - for women drivers!!!
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... sat navs... should carry a government warning - for women drivers!!!
You live dangerously, Codders!
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Old 11 May 2007, 09:52   #3
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Tell me about it - my girlfriend fully agrees about women drivers. Old drivers are a much more dangerous breed - irrespective of gender - don't see many of them using sat nav though - probably too deaf to hear it and can't read the screen......
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.. Old drivers are a much more dangerous breed - irrespective of gender - don't see many of them using sat nav though - probably too deaf to hear it and can't read the screen......
Err, pardon, did you say something?
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"A 20-year-old woman's car was wrecked by a train after she followed her sat nav system onto a railway track."

There have been quite a few incidents like this now - sat navs are obviously very dangerous and should carry a government warning - for women drivers!!!
No, a 20-year-old woman's car was wrecked when a moron got behind the wheel....

FFS, how do these people pass the test ?
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No, a 20-year-old woman's car was wrecked when a moron got behind the wheel....

FFS, how do these people pass the test ?
Short skirts........
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You guys should check out the driving test deal in Ireland... I failed my test 1.5 times there, dropped the examiner off after the test/s and drove myself off home!

Passed on Test No. 2.5 though ... the flirting + stethoscope on the back seat worked a treat
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I failed my test 1.5 times there, dropped the examiner off after the test/s and drove myself off home!

Passed on Test No. 2.5 though ..
Please explain the 0.5 of a test bit - I thought you could only get them in whole numbers

Other classic example of Sat Nav is one hotel in Southampton area. The sat nav gets you as close as it feels you can be. Only trouble is that this requires you to park on the hard shoulder of the M3 and walk up the grass bank

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No, a 20-year-old woman's car was wrecked when a moron got behind the wheel....


Can't stand sat-navs. Give me a map any day...
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