FEATURE-Motorists switch satnav on, brain off

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By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Motorists who seem to turn off their brain when switching on their car's satellite navigation system have had a number of spectacular crashes in the past year -- but occasionally they're right to blame the machine. Drivers obeying directions given by a sultry satnav voice have crashed into rivers, construction sites and roadside toilets in Germany, and had similar accidents in Britain. "It's hard to understand how these things can happen," ...

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