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Why drivers in Scotland are crashing because of bad Apple Maps data

Drivers in Scotland keep crashing because Apple Maps has not been updated properly. Here’s how to make sure a map change gets done.

Car stuck after following GPS maps in Edinburgh
Car stuck after following GPS maps in Edinburgh (Source: “Kiddy” on Twitter/X

Apple Maps is no longer the mess it was when it launched 12 years ago, and it’s not the mapping service being sued because its directions led to a fatality. But it’s still a worldwide system and there are going to be places where Apple Maps hasn’t been updated recently enough.

There is such a case right now in Edinburgh, where according to Fortune, the local council blocked off a road. Called Greenside Lane, the narrow and sloping road has been turned into a pedestrian-only area, and has had steps added to it.

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