I wish him well and a quick bounce-back.
That said...that kind of thing I could see happening from the first day I put a GPS on my scoot. I can barely READ it in sunlight, much less SET it. Stop, shade it; set it, figure out the first couple turns...and roll on.
Like using a cellphone: In a car, you can do it. Not on a cycle.
2007 Burgman 650 Executive...my last hurrah
1999 BMW R1100RT - backsliding on the Scooter Life.