Apple Maps Incorrect Data Puts Travelers In Danger

Dec 10, 2012 | comments

Police in the Australia state of Victoria have contacted Apple after incorrect information within its mobile mapping system put drivers heading to the small town of Mildura in “potentially life threatening” situations, as they were led to a national park some 70 kilometers off target.

Apple Maps Incorrect Data Puts Travelers In Danger
Apple replaced Google Maps with its own maps app in the iPhone's latest software upgrade.

The app has been widely panned around the world for its poor map data, which shows numerous mistakes.

Victoria Police say that in the past two months they have rescued six people who were lost in the Murray Sunset National Park while trying to get to Mildura - more than 70 kilometres away.
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