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I see no issue with that, actually, if it prevents me from getting unexpected speeding tickets then great!

Also, if everyone is limited to the same speed, it will improve the general flow as less folks will be forced into the slower lanes with flow disruption as a consequence
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I have to add that in general, people over here don't drive like a proes straat pretoria, so it could work
In Gauteng, not so much as too many imbeciles sit in the wrong lanes, most of the time
 

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As long as there's allowance for exceeding the speed limit for a brief period of time, or something along those lines.
If you're doing 120kph and need to overtake someone doing 110kph, staying at 120kph is just dangerous.
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As long as there's allowance for exceeding the speed limit for a brief period of time, or something along those lines.
If you're doing 120kph and need to overtake someone doing 110kph, staying at 120kph is just dangerous.

Trajectory control; measuring the average speed
 
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As long as there's allowance for exceeding the speed limit for a brief period of time, or something along those lines.
If you're doing 120kph and need to overtake someone doing 110kph, staying at 120kph is just dangerous.

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Trajectory control; measuring the average speed

... over a largish distance - did you know that that's the single biggest revenue (fines!) generator in countries where those systems work?
No thank you, and I'm glad they don't work anywhere here in SA!
They do though in (some) European countries, and you'll know this by fines raining into your mailbox  :-\
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Trajectory control; measuring the average speed

... over a largish distance - did you know that that's the single biggest revenue (fines!) generator in countries where those systems work?
No thank you, and I'm glad they don't work anywhere here in SA!
They do though in (some) European countries, and you'll know this by fines raining into your mailbox  :-\

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Jy moet kole gooi om n hor gemiddeld te h oor n langer afstand.

Woon nou al 5 jaar hier en geen trajek fine, wel moer baie spoed kamera fines
 

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Luckily rural America (Midwest) dont use speed cameras
The only wat they catch you speeding is with a patrol car, but there are many and they are not easily noticeable 
However, I had to speed all my life in the EMS to emergency scenes and had my share
I simply dont speed anymore for years already
 

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Trajectory control; measuring the average speed

... over a largish distance - did you know that that's the single biggest revenue (fines!) generator in countries where those systems work?
No thank you, and I'm glad they don't work anywhere here in SA!
They do though in (some) European countries, and you'll know this by fines raining into your mailbox  :-\

Nooit man.
Jy moet kole gooi om n hor gemiddeld te h oor n langer afstand.

Woon nou al 5 jaar hier en geen trajek fine, wel moer baie spoed kamera fines

No way!!! ..................... there's cameras here? What do they look like?

I was just relying on everyone being law-abiding, nobody speeds here. This rule of giving way to the traffic on the right slows everything down. Would be laughable having these type of intersections in SA.
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watched a youtube vid last night, coming to uk from 2022 and will be law for all new vehichles in 2024.The UK is the most watched country in the world,there are currently 5 million surveilence camera in the uk. they are a close second to china in terms of camera per capita.the UK is fourth place in the world for speed cameras.
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Electric cars is the first step to get rid of petrol heads, auto speed limits is the logical next step. In 30 years time the joy of driving / riding will be gone and you will only be a passenger from point A to B
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Offcourse no more road accidents so there is an upside
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Not to worry. By the time this hit SA you will all be dead. :biggrin:
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Trajectory control; measuring the average speed

... over a largish distance - did you know that that's the single biggest revenue (fines!) generator in countries where those systems work?
No thank you, and I'm glad they don't work anywhere here in SA!
They do though in (some) European countries, and you'll know this by fines raining into your mailbox  :-\

Nooit man.
Jy moet kole gooi om n hor gemiddeld te h oor n langer afstand.

Woon nou al 5 jaar hier en geen trajek fine, wel moer baie spoed kamera fines

No way!!! ..................... there's cameras here? What do they look like?

I was just relying on everyone being law-abiding, nobody speeds here. This rule of giving way to the traffic on the right slows everything down. Would be laughable having these type of intersections in SA.

Yes! But it's legal to disclose their locations so the local radio stations will always warn you
My policeman neighbour uses the 'Flitsmeister' device in his car for an early warning. Or you can download the app
 
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Electric cars is the first step to get rid of petrol heads, auto speed limits is the logical next step. In 30 years time the joy of driving / riding will be gone and you will only be a passenger from point A to B

It will be best of both, I think.
I drove a model 3 Tesla for a while and the thing was epic. I knew it was gonna be fast but I was left speechless.

And then press a button and have it drive me to the beech.
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Not to worry. By the time this hit SA you will all be dead. :biggrin:
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Not to worry. By the time this hit SA you will all be dead. :biggrin:

 :lol8: :lol8: even if a vaccine is found that extends life by 50 years ;)
 

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Not to worry. By the time this hit SA you will all be dead. :biggrin:

 :lol8: :lol8: even if a vaccine is found that extends life by 50 years ;)

I was trying to be positive :biggrin:
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