Source: Automotive News
quote: OK, but you people arent always on the interstate or in thier own hometown. FFS, its highly useful when you are on a trip, away from home, and NO, there arent signs everywhere for every restaurant ATM or gas station in ANY city anywhere on Earth.
quote: I said "easily reroute". You cant safely unfold a map while driving.
quote: You are just being obstinate on purpose here.
quote: We could all use stars, the sun and a sextant for navigation, it gets you there, but modern tech is more convenient.
quote: #1 Above all - Traffic updates. If there is a crash, you can go a different route. This is why I use it daily #2 Easy access to everything. The last I checked, Rand McNally wasnt putting restaurants, gas stations, ATM's, etc etc on their maps. #3 Ability to easily reroute re-route if you do happen to miss a turn or get lost
quote: How many people would starve and or freeze without electricity? hint (more than most would like to admit).
quote: Okay then I'm going to dump you 25 miles offshore in a rowboat without GPS. You have a 1 in 4 chance of guessing the right direction back to land. Good luck there Bear Grylls!!
quote: how on earth did we ever navigate prior to smart phones?
quote: Long after you curl up and die of starvation because the power is out and you can't figure out how to cook your burrito without a microwave there will be Amish folks and people like me getting along like they have for hundreds of years.