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No less than two German drivers have been involved in car crashes... because of what their onboard navigation system told them to do! These incidents raise the specter that these GPS systems turned on their owners. Have the machines finally taken control and are they waging a war on we humans?
In the first case, the driver was told by his car's computerized voice to "Fuehren Sie nun rechts ab! Nun!" ("Turn you now to the right, I command you!") He did so, and crashed into a roadside toilet! This happened in Rudolstadt. Not only did it cost hundreds of dollars of damage to the car and to the stairs he drove up, but he was fined.