The National Transportation Safety Board has recommended that all new automobiles come equipped with technology meant to make speeding difficult or impossible.
- It’s been met by auto manufacturers with little enthusiasm, and the recommendation has not yet been adopted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- Last year, more than 12,000 people in the U.S. died in speeding-related crashes. Hundreds of thousands more were injured.
In the age of control, it’s no surprise that the first instinct of the government is to take power away from its people.