Sat navs are regularly screamed at by one in five Britons poll reveals

Mail Online | 8/13/2018 | Daily Mail Reporter
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Getting lost while driving is a common cause of rows – but the target of our anger is now just as likely to be technology as a passenger.

Almost a quarter of motorists admit to having blazing 'rows' with their sat navs.

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In a poll of 1,000 drivers, 23 per cent confessed to regularly shouting at their mapping device after it has taken them in the wrong direction.

Their main complaints were being directed into a traffic jam, sent down a dead end or routed farther than expected.

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However 28 per cent said they would be 'completely lost' without their sat nav – even as little as a mile from home.

The poll by Europcar UK found that 40 per cent of those questioned said they preferred using old-fashioned maps instead of a sat nav and 36 per cent said that if they got lost they would wind down their car window and ask a local.

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