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Cars whistle at speeding drivers

Cars whistle at speeding drivers

Senate Consent, in California (USA), a New Law. Now, all vehicles sold or manufactured there can come Idle speed limits. The move will come into effect from 2027. However, by 2029, half of all new vehicles should have the technology. But only in 2032 will this rule generally apply. Its aim is to reduce accidents and fatalities caused by over-speeding. After all, it is responsible for one-third of California’s traffic deaths between 2017 and 2021.

The idea is that the passive system is alert driver When overtaking a road’s speed limit by 10 mph (16 km/h), the technology issues audible and visual warnings to the driver to slow down.

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The new regulation was approved after US road safety officials required smart speed assist technology in new cars. Initially, the objective is the same. Alert drivers About speed. The legislation still needs a vote in the California Legislature This must happen by August 31 before it becomes law.

It’s worth noting that the California law is similar to a rule that will take effect in the European Union this year. There, all cars sold in the region must have idle limits that warn the driver. This applies to both audio and video.

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