[OSM-talk] Driver dies in reservoir after following SatNav
traut at gmx.de
Sat Oct 9 09:50:29 BST 2010
On 10-10-05 14:49, Patrick Weber wrote:
> Here's another of these stories now common of drivers blindly
> following their satnav, unfortunately this time, the driver drowned!
> I looked up the place in Google Maps, and low and behold, all the
> roads pre-reservoir are still there ! Thanks TeleAtlas for not having
> checked your road network for the last 30 years (the reservoir was
> built in 1989!)
> So much for assured data quality in authoritative commercial datasets!
> You can compare Google and OSM's coverage here:
Hm, thanks for the comparison - but I feel it's not a fair one. OSM
doesn't cover anything there at all (or at least less than 5 % around)
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