GPS problem?

 

http://www.emporianews.com/article/nj-missing-persons-discov...

This is a story of 2 people who got lost in VA. They has previously asked for help with their GPS is Ruther Glen, VA. Someone suspects they were directed off I-85 by a faulty GPS.

Not faulty. The store clerk

Not faulty. The store clerk "helped" them with the GPS. Avoid Highways and Shortest Distance settings should be checked on the GPS. Those are not Default Settings.

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Well, ...

Getting lost like that, with a GPS, is an indication of a much bigger problem.

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???

I see no mention of a GPS in that article.

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That's sort of local, for

That's sort of local, for me. Articles seen here say the clerk helped her with the GPS.

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Frank Nuvi 3597LMT 37.322760, -79.511267

Not a good sign... lol

Not a good sign... lol

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Follow up

The man who found them said she might have got lost following a detour. We thought a GPS problem since she asked for help with it a couple of hours before getting lost. Usually it is just set and forget.
Before GPS's, I was with some folks who had written instructions to turn left just past a railroad crossing and the driver turned onto a power line right of way.