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Has both, but depends more on signs than GPS

Comments re article 44171 Columbian who travels sees need for good signage everyday

Cindi Alexander writes:
I could not agree more. Shamarie stated it well, I travel everyday across our beautiful Commonwealth, although I do have GPS and a map, I do rely more on road signs than modern technolgy. GPS is wonderful, but it is about once a week you will find yourself driving across the middle of a field according to your GPS. Without the standard road signs a person has to waste additional time asking for directions (if they will) when there could have been a sign posted and you could have been well on your way. -Cindi Alexander
Thanks. And you are absolutely correct. Eventually the GPS locations will be correct. As we understand it, Google is making corrections via Android phones much more simple. And, here in Columbia, the combined forces of City Hall and the Kentucky Highway Department are at work to bring maps up to date. This is a big deal for the local economy. We need both: Good signs, and correct mapping. The payback is so fast, it ought to have been done yesterday. -Ed Waggener




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