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#1 DanGersFord

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:17 PM

http://news.sky.com/...tted-to-uk-cars

I cannot stand this. Not because I regularly speed or excessively speed but for me its one step too far taking control of a car out of your hands, plus theres the expense of having to fit existing cars with the technology which will undoubtably put a lot of older cars that are unable to support the technology off the road, plus if for example you're overtaking and you're suddenly caught short by an oncoming vehicle you may need to speed to safely get in front of the car you're overtaking before there's a head on collision. I think it could cause as many accidents as its proposed to prevent

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:32 PM

Damn stupid idea all round.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:35 PM

This is why we should ditch the EU the amount of things were having to adopt is becoming rediculous and the worst of it is they dont even follow most of their rules themselves

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:57 PM

Haha thats crazy , there would soon be ways to bypass it if it ever got introduced.

I think it would increase road deaths not save them.



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Posted 01 September 2013 - 05:58 PM

So our masters in the European Community want to impose technology that'll automatically restrict all cars to the speed limit by 2020. At least we now know what they're going to use 'Galileo' for. Our government are trying to resist its introduction, but that's proberly because they envisaged utilising Galileo to gather even more speeding fines, not use it to stop speeding & lose millions in punitive income.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:13 PM

Can you imagine it? You pull out to overtake someone and its one of these idiots who dont like being overtaken so they speed up so they're level with you and then suddenly a car appears in front of you and you cant put the foot down to overtake in time. They havent thought things like this through. They're trying to take the pleasure out of driving full stop

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:13 PM

All cars are electronically limited to some extent except for government vehicles,
That's to ensure they can always have the upper hand.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:15 PM

Can you imagine it? You pull out to overtake someone and its one of these idiots who dont like being overtaken so they speed up so they're level with you and then suddenly a car appears in front of you and you cant put the foot down to overtake in time. They havent thought things like this through. They're trying to take the pleasure out of driving full stop

In a case like that, a voice will come over the radio to say
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Schumacher is faster than you,
Stay behind,
Do you understand lol

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:16 PM

Yeah seen this earlier and posted a topic about it in the general discussions section. We should pull out of the EU

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:17 PM

Pmsl! They going to force us to fit in car radios aswel? Lol

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 06:21 PM

Ive had enough of all these rules and regulations im moving to Mars lmao http://news.sky.com/...00-applications

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 07:19 PM

Didn't see your topic, sorry to repeat it.
But although I'm all for accident reduction, it winds me up how it's a one trick pony that only concentrates on speeding.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 08:02 PM

Where a friend of mine works they have introduced telematics on all their vehicles.
If he drives even 1 mph over the speed limit or takes a corner a bit 'briskly' the system alerts his boss and he gets a rifting as soon as he gets back to the office.
Definitely no fun there.

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Posted 01 September 2013 - 09:51 PM

If they do this there will be a flourishing market in devices that will beat the system



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Posted 01 September 2013 - 10:34 PM

Called a hammer.

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