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Study shows men more willing to drive lost

October 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The old stereotype just might be true. A new study claims men don't like asking for directions and are willing to drive lost longer than women.According to British researchers, the average male drives an extra 276 miles every year as a result of being lost.

Compare that to the women surveyed, who averaged 256 miles a year.

About 26 percent of the men questioned said they typically wait at least 30 minutes before asking directions.

A stubborn 12 percent said they never ask a stranger for help.