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Man Follows GPS ... to the Edge of a Cliff

A British man successfully tested the boundaries of human stupidity when he followed his car's GPS navigation system to the edge of a cliff.

West Yorkshire Police told the BBC that "officers received a call at 11:18 a.m. on Sunday, March 22 reporting that a BMW was hanging off the edge of a cliff off Bacup Road."

The driver, Robert Jones, had apparently decided not to disobey the navigational system's orders, even when he found himself on a steep, narrow footpath. He eventually stopped when the car hit a fence at the top of the aforementioned cliff.

Jones has been charged with "driving without due care and attention." We would like to charge him with being a moron, but that is (according to the Switched legal team) not a crime. At least the car stopped short, and he now has a lifetime to redeem himself in the eyes of everyone he knows. [From: BBC]

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