Saturday November 28, 2020

Focus on tech to boost road safety is positive step

Speed limiters were a red herring, but no solution should remove responsibility from the driver

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All week, the motoring world has been abuzz with debate on the merits of the EU’s proposed new mandatory safety equipment for vehicles, targeting an introduction date of some time in 2022. Almost all of said debate focused on the fitment of mandatory speed limiters, which were supposed to use existing GPS databases and road sign recognition technology to automatically limit the speed of the vehicle.

Plenty of people loved the idea, but seemingly...

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