Just in time for the holiday travel season, the folks at Lincoln have published the results of a vehicle owners
survey on driving and directions, and no wonder navigation systems are a popular option - nearly 60 percent of U.S.
drivers get lost a few times a year.
And yes, women and men get lost differently:
women are more likely than men (61 percent vs. 42 percent) to stop and ask for directions when lost
26 percent of men will be lost for a half-hour or more before taking corrective action
women are more likely than men to get directions before driving to a new destination
men are more likely than women to have a map in the car, and twice as likely to use it when lost
Given our apparent directional cluelessness, it's not surprising that 42 percent of drivers said they would select a
GPS navigation system as one of the top 3 features in their next vehicle.