Welcome to another step towards people having their lives controlled.
I don't need the state to control what I do when I drive. Yes, I will follow the road rules, but I don't want the state to restrict my car.
How long until they start putting mile counters on the cars to tax people per mile? This is not far fetched.
The speed limiting feature can be useful when driving in an unfamiliar area. A lot of driving in Germany is on country roads through small towns. The speed limit is often not labeled with numbers. There is the town speed limit and country road speed limit. When you enter a certain zone, you don’t always see a sign with a number showing the new speed limit. Instead, there are cryptic signs that denote what type of zone you are in. The towns loooove setting up speed traps, so unless you are vigilant, it is very easy to get blitzed by a speed camera (I speak from personal experience).
Having the GPS system help control your speed could be useful if you are driving in these kinds of areas where the speed limit is constantly changing between 50 and 80 km/h and where the speed cameras are merciless.
But forcing this feature to be on cars is silly, especially considering the reasons you quoted. I personally prefer being in control while driving and I don’t like the slippery slope of requiring additional features on new cars.
Lol!!! They claim everything is to save something. I’m old enough to remember when Mexico introduced the color tags to save the environment and help pollution???
one car in front and all clear ahead and that speed limited car in front starts slamming the brakes on, I can see no problems there !!!!, will work well for the insurance fraudsters removing brake lights slamming brakes on so you bump into the back of them, and when all cars are electric where will all this electric be generated from ? and how will they get around the limited amount of rare metals needed for the batteries, oh yes population reduction will help with all that
Really interesting article. I hope you are feeling better Peter. I had that a few years back so I know what you are going through.
Push back. Governments will try to take as much control over you as they can. This lunacy has happened before. It's more eugenics and control of the masses by the same people and institutions. Eugenics and America's Campaign to Create a Master Race: War Against the Weak (originally aired in 2003) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfPTaBlheGA
On the plus side, can't we all agree that this is "for our own good." #SarcasmAlert
...are seeing evermore and increasing government control in peoples lives....
Schizer can already control quackcinated individuals by satellite and 5G thanks to the MAC address built in the cells by their toxic jabs.
How to Detect your MAC Address (e.g: “Pfizer borg 00:00:5e:00:53:af”)
Climate change is no different than the Covid-19 plandemic:
Covid-19 Plandemic Blueprint – RKM Lockstep 2010 Report.
"I’m more worried about Global Communism than Global warming."
You nailed it, Peter!
This rule isn't about installing a device to limit how fast you can drive, it's a speed limit reminder in case you don't know what the speed limit is where you are driving. And just to clue you in, a modern GPS Navi can be set-up to do the same thing. And German cars have had this feature going back over decade as a feature that can be selected by the driver to remind them if they go over the posted speed. This is from a 2007 Audi A5 -
Select: Function selector button CAR > Instrument cluster > Speed warning. Speed warning on/off - to activate or deactivate the speed warning function. Speed warning - to set the speed above which a warning signal will sound. Speed limit warning 2 can be adjusted in increments of 10 km/h between 30 and 240 km/h.
All this regulation does is make it an automatic reminder not a manual one -
"The ISA system is required to work with the driver and not to restrict his/her possibility to act in any moment during driving. The driver is always in control and can easily override the ISA system."
In fact, since this feature is automatic it's actually a benefit to the driver as it will alert you if you are going faster than the posted speed limit where ever you are. Thus avoiding getting blitzed and receiving a speeding fine because you weren't paying attention to the speed limit or didn't happen to notice you are now in a slower zone and for what ever reason, didn't see the sign - possibly leading to a speeding fine.
And to be honest, on roads between towns, it is not uncommon from the speeds to fluctuate between 100kph, down to 70, 60 and to not see the sign because you were simply not paying attention as we all do from time to time. And as you know, France and the NL recently lowered their country road speed from 100kph to 90kph. So this is a nice way to be reminded automatically when you cross borders.
So rather than having our "lives controlled" as you see it, this feature will actually help us avoid getting blitzed and helps us not have to pay a fine because we happened to be unaware the speed limit had changed!
How great is that!
At least here in Europe, if I do get blitzed, I simply continue along my way, and a week later I get a letter in the mail and a 10-Euro fine. Not like in America where the police pull you over on a dangerous freeway with cars zipping past, just so they can harass you, search the vehicle illegally and use Civil Forfeiture laws to steal your property without due process.
No thanks, I'm good with our system.
I remember when I discovered the governor in my car (in Canada). I hadn't realized it even existed, and they made sense to me.
But what you're describing is whole-other-level stuff. Thanks for alerting us to it.