I had a sat nav disaster of my own yesterday. The little blighter has sent me down narrow roads before, but never onto uphill 6 foot wide mud tracks with trees on them; which is what happened.
Stupidly, as I was only 0.5 miles from my destination, I decided to persevere. I ignored a dead-end sign, I ignored a hand-written sign which said “abandon hope all ye who enter here” or something similar, I even got out of the car and moved the tree out of the way. But another couple of hundred yards on I was thwarted by a man-made bollard constructed of boulders and scaffolding poles. I had to back up and go the long way round (0.2 miles longer).
So today I’ve been looking for other unfortunate stories, and here’s what I’ve found: