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Old 01-30-2016, 04:37 PM   #1
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Ya makes you wonder...at high speed..... Turn right !! Turn Right~!
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I've had GPS get weird sometimes as I travel along. Depending on where you are driving in the US, GPS signals tend get warped when driving near govt facilities.
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The first Garmin GPS I had worked fine for a few years before getting wonky, first I noticed it took us through an indirect route through a bad part of town in Atlanta on the way back to our hotel from the racetrack in Hampton,Ga. But the creme de la creme was when my wife and her daughter were in Myrtle Beach, SC a few years ago and my wife asked directions to the nearest seafood restaurant and was directed to turn east and drive 40 miles, which just happened to be about 39 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean. Needless to say it was time to get Bonnie a new Clyde.

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Ya sometimes even here, GPS is a bit out to lunch...
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Looks like I am not on the roadway, turn right..ah not I got to go left, then right to get to my destination.
I know they moved/redesigned this off ramp a bit, which explains it.
The only way to hopefully fix these kind of errors, is to upload new maps I suppose.
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Good thread, like to ask do you miss a dedicated GPS (Garmin, Tom-Tom, etc), over your andriod or apple smartphone GPS?
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Tom Tom vs my smartphone? I'll take the smartphone any day.
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