September 16, 2020
On March 10, 2015, a group of Belgian tourists were sent on a detour of close to 800 miles after a GPS navigation error by their bus driver.
They were meant to arrive at the French alpine resort of La Plagne on France’s eastern border near Switzerland for a skiing vacation. Instead, they ended up hundreds of miles away, close to France's southern border near Spain.
"There are three GPS entries for La Plagne in France, and I selected the wrong one," the driver told a local radio station. So rather than head to the Alps, the bus driver drove from Leuven, in central Belgium, to...