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Japanese tourists follow SatNav tips and try driving to an island

by | 17th, March 2012

SAT NAV Disaster Story of The Day features three Japanese tourists who followed their car’s instructions and ended up in the waters of Moreton Bay, Australia.

The trio were heading to North Stradbroke Island. But tides and poor GPS advice caused their Hyundai Getz to get stuck 500 metres into the bay. The Sat Nav omitted to highlight the  15 kilometres of water and mud between the mainland and the island.

Yuzu Noda, 21, tells the Bayside Bulletin that he had been listening to the GPS and “it told us we could drive down there. It kept saying it would navigate us

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