He Decided to Take a Shortcut to Avoid Traffic but Soon Regretted It
He Decided to Take a Shortcut to Avoid Traffic but Soon Regretted It
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He Decided to Take a Shortcut to Avoid Traffic but Soon Regretted It

The next time you get stuck in a traffic jam, try to be patient... Otherwise you may end up like this Dutch driver...

It was a good try by this driver but he would have done better to remain quiet. While he was losing patience with a traffic jam in the Netherlands, this Dutch citizen decided to take a secondary road. Without thinking about it too much, he drove across the fields thinking he could catch up with the road a little further up... But it didn't really go according to plan.

As can be seen from the photos shared on social media accounts such as the funny @Regio15 Twitter account, the vehicle didn't get too far, as it quickly became stuck in mud and grass. Next time, the driver will surely try to keep calm and carry on...

Perhaps he was just following Google Maps? Recently, Google Maps lead around 100 drivers into a 'muddy mess' in Colorado in the United States. One of the drivers said 'So I pulled out my Google Maps to see if there is a better way to go, and it told me to take the next exit and it would be about half the time.' However, this better way to go quickly turned into a dirt road.

'I'm following this line of cars and my thought was, "Well, there's so many other people going, it must be OK,"' she continued. But days of rain had turned the field into a 'muddy mess.' Sound familiar?

Check out the video above to see for yourself...

By Johanna Garner

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