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Europe proposes mandatory speed limiters by 2022


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Shell fuel station in EuropeEurope is ready to crack down on speeding and the European Transport and Safety Council has introduced a slew of proposed safety systems that may change how people can drive. According to a report from The Financial Times on Wednesday, the broadest proposal is the addition of an "Intelligent Speed Assistance" system. The ISA would include GPS or...

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"The ISA would include GPS or traffic sign recognition to determine the speed of a road. From there, the ISA would change the car's engine power accordingly and cap the car's speed at the posted limit. However, drivers would be able to override the system by flooring the accelerator."

So what is the point? Especially if the driver overrides it? Hell we do that today. Speed limits are merely suggestions anyway.

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