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    Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    OK, fellas, here is the issue: after having a speed limit of, let's say 80 mph, why are cars made to drive up to 140-200 mph? Obviously it would be illegal to drive beyond the speed limit.

    Question: Do you think cars should have built-in electronic speed limit, i.e. the computer limits the speed of the car to what is legal to drive?

    No doubt this could save thousands of lives annually and will prevent criminals from escaping the police (if we presume police cars will not have that electronic speed limit).
    What do you think?
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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    Why not, after all there are speed limits, so there is no reason that cars should be able to go faster than that.
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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    Federal? No.

    State? Only if the people vote for it.

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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    Quote Originally Posted by Canell View Post
    OK, fellas, here is the issue: after having a speed limit of, let's say 80 mph, why are cars made to drive up to 140-200 mph? Obviously it would be illegal to drive beyond the speed limit.


    Question: Do you think cars should have built-in electronic speed limit, i.e. the computer limits the speed of the car to what is legal to drive?

    No doubt this could save thousands of lives annually and will prevent criminals from escaping the police (if we presume police cars will not have that electronic speed limit).
    What do you think?



    I am sure that some people (Like Justin Beiber.) won't agree, but why should we make it possible for people to violate the law and put other people at risk?

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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    I'm going to dodge the question and say we should hurry up and develop automobiles which run only on auto-pilot. This would solve the issue in the OP, plus a significant number of other problems.
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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    I want automated cars that drive well in sync with other cars. YOU don't NEED speed limits then.

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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    No,, hell no,, lol, what would be the point of buying the faster car/truck, one of my trucks have the option to program a key with limits, but that's for kids not adult Americans.

    i'm NOT a liberal!

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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    Quote Originally Posted by Canell View Post
    OK, fellas, here is the issue: after having a speed limit of, let's say 80 mph, why are cars made to drive up to 140-200 mph? Obviously it would be illegal to drive beyond the speed limit.

    Question: Do you think cars should have built-in electronic speed limit, i.e. the computer limits the speed of the car to what is legal to drive?

    No doubt this could save thousands of lives annually and will prevent criminals from escaping the police (if we presume police cars will not have that electronic speed limit).
    What do you think?
    No. It can be life saving to speed under certain circumstances. There should be a flashing light and sirens , though. That way nobody could miss the speeder and most people would give it up.

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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    Some already do have governors. Is that what you mean, or one's that will respond automatically to the speed limit of each stretch of road?
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    Re: Should cars have built-in speed limit?

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post


    I am sure that some people (Like Justin Beiber.) won't agree, but why should we make it possible for people to violate the law and put other people at risk?
    Why let kids play on the streets?

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