“Police in Colac, west of Melbourne, say faults with Google maps are putting people’s lives at risk along the Great Ocean Road and in the southern Otways,” ABC reports.
“Sergeant Nick Buenen says trucks, buses and tourists are being directed down Wild Dog Road, which is a one-way track, not built for heavy traffic,” ABC reports. “He says VicRoads has denied responsibility and Google Maps has not responded.”
ABC reports, “‘My concern is that one day we’re going to be at the coroners court [being asked] well what did you do about it,’ [Buenen said].”
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MacDailyNews Take: Wait, what, Google’s Maps aren’t perfect, either?
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Spark” for the heads up.]
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