Pace limiters being thought-about in NY, ought to by no means occur in NJ

The “Nanny state” is considering a “Massive Brother” transfer. A invoice that may mandate pace limiters on new automobiles set to the native most allowable restrict is definitely being thought-about in New York.

The system is named Energetic Intelligence Pace Help and it makes use of GPS and visitors signal recognition to find out the restrict.

New York state Senate Invoice S9528 launched by Manhattan state Sen. Brad Hoylman on August 12 “mandates using superior security know-how in automobiles within the state and requires the commissioner of motor automobiles to promulgate sure guidelines and rules.”

The invoice cites a research that exhibits visitors fatalities might be lowered by as a lot as 20 p.c.

Ought to this invoice cross, it will have an effect on each car manufactured or registered within the state of New York starting Jan. 1, 2024. New York Metropolis is already operating a trial with 50 automobiles from the town’s fleet fitted with the ISA system operating for six months.

New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams mentioned in a press release:

“Rushing ruins lives, so we should take motion to stop it, and New York Metropolis is main by instance by implementing new know-how to scale back speeds on metropolis fleet automobiles.”

Together with the pace limiter, the invoice can also be calling for mandating energetic security programs as computerized emergency braking, energetic lane management, blind-spot displays with pedestrian detection, driver drowsiness detection, and even a knowledge occasion recorder to be mandated by the identical date.

Here is why they need to by no means do it in New Jersey:

First off, I do not want the federal government controlling my automobile.

There are occasions when it is advisable to excel the pace restrict. Passing involves thoughts.

Additionally, completely different states have completely different pace limits. In the event that they began this in 2024, it will take years for all automobiles to be completely restricted and it will additionally damage the gross sales of latest automobiles in New Jersey as a result of individuals can be hesitant to purchase them as a result of they would not need the brand new know-how.

I may see individuals shopping for and registering their automobiles out of state. With legal guidelines like this, it will be another excuse for individuals who do depart to register their automobiles someplace else, to not come again. As if we do not have already got sufficient individuals leaving New Jersey. It is legal guidelines like this that make me so glad I do not dwell in New York.

Opinions expressed within the publish above are these of New Jersey 101.5 discuss present host Steve Trevelise solely. Comply with him on Twitter @realstevetrev.

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