Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Follow A1 (M) to Junction...

If a spate of recent news reports are to be believed, in car satellite navigation systems are the biggest threat to road safety since the mobile phone.

This is not entirely true of course. It's the idiots who switch their brain into neutral and slavishly follow the machine's instructions regardless of where they lead, be it a narrow footpath leading to a cliff, the track of the main Doncaster to Hull railway line or Stamford Bridge in Yorkshire instead of Chelsea Football Club's ground in West London.

There's a book on display in the window of a local bookshop entitled "GPS for Dummies". I think the title says it all really...

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