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Google Maps Suggesting Dangerous Directions In Australia According To Police

We’re not sure what’s going on in Australia, but it seems like driving conditions around there are downright dangerous seeing how police have been warning people to steer clear from using Apple Maps. It looks like Apple Maps isn’t the only map application to have trouble with giving safe directions as police are also warning against Google Maps from being used in the land down under.

An officer quoted by ABC News has warned against using Google Maps in the city of Colac as its directions suggest drivers go down Wild Dog Road, which is a one-way track not built for heavy traffic, .

“My issue is it’s a significant safety issue for tourists [and] locals, who are getting the wrong information from their GPSs”

So on one hand, you have Google Maps leading you down a track not built for heavy traffic, while on the other hand, Apple Maps leaves you 70km from your actual destination with no water in the blistering heat. This is exactly why I would rather not go out, ever. If I’m going to live dangerously, I rather do so indoors where the worst thing I can do to myself is stub my toe against my coffee table.

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