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I Go Where I’m Told

A 50-year-old trucker claims he followed his GPS navigator as he drove across the North Lion Bridge and one other bridge in Milwaukee, Wisc. The truck then got stuck along the lakeshore. The problem was, both the bridges were pedestrian bridges. “There should be no way that this bike route was on that GPS like that,” said witness Paul Wasser. “Incredible when you look at how far he had to have driven over service roads, and gravel roads and over a really tight bridge before he apparently stopped.” The unnamed driver was cited for reckless driving and failing to obey road signs. The 32,000 pound truck with 53-foot trailer had to be disassembled and removed with a crane to avoid further damage to the bridges. (MS/WLS Chicago) ...Professional driving: some disassembly required.
Original Publication Date: 30 November 2014
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

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