Kurt Schlosser / GeekWire - 2 years ago
  • Navigating the Los Angeles area and avoiding traffic is a difficult enough proposition, but it must be especially scary this week for people fleeing or trying to steer clear of the wildfires that are wreaking havoc on the region.
  • Because so many folks now rely on navigation apps to get around, a particular headache related to those services was called out in a story this week by the Los Angeles Times.
  • As the Santa Ana winds have fueled a number of different fires across Southern California, thousands of people have been forced to flee and mandatory evacuation areas have been established.
  • According to the Times, the Los Angeles Police Department has asked drivers to avoid using navigation apps because they direct people to routes that are less congested.