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Old 19th June 2015, 17:48   #31
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The legal speed limit on Hyderabad Outer Ring Road (certain stretches of it) is 120Kmph.

Hence, if government mandates the use of speed governors, it should be set at 130 or 140kmph.
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Old 19th June 2015, 18:33   #32
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Let us not become a society like 1984 ( The novel).
Shockingly, I have come across many suggestions in this forum that seem to tilt towards Govt control on everything.
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If governmental control was enforced seriously, lot of us may not have been born (one child policy). So please be careful in wishing for governmental interference in every aspect of our lives, by asking for such things, we reinforce the theory that Indians are not capable of living free and deserve to be ruled.
It will start with speed governors then continue on to which food you can eat, which clothes you can wear and who you can meet or marry, there is no end to government interference and please don't make the law so powerful that it can virtually rule over you.

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As per statistics given by reliable agencies like bystanders who witnessed the crash, law enforcement who arrived later at the scene and such other people, most of the erring vehicles seem to travel at 120 kmph.

So the governor has to limit speed below this speed, IMHO, this damned 120 kmph.

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Indian population included in that list of control!?
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Lack of proper road sense and civic sense among the drivers is to be blamed for the dangers present on our roads. We quite often blame the cabbies, commercial vehicle drivers for their arrogant way of driving. but the truth is that these drivers make a living by driving cabs, trucks, buses, etc. Who seriously have no idea about the rules of the road since they basically are from a poor or a rural background and not much educated, and the government needs to find a way to train them at least before issuing them a valid license. instead of enforcing strict rules and trying to make safety devices mandatory for vehicles. But sadly the illegal activities that happen at an RTO is quite literally underlining the sorry state of our Indian roads.
And trust me, a vehicle with a speed limiter is as dangerous as a vehicle without a speed limiter in the hands of a negligent and a reckless driver!
Manufacturers try to make cars safer and safer day by day just for the fact that the occupants might have a greater chance of survival if the unexpected happens.
Humans committing a mistake unknowingly is a natural tendency.
But while it is committed knowingly, the arrogance and negligence of the driver is to be blamed.

P.S:-My neighbors daughter got her Drivers license recently without knowing how to drive a car. How?
They visited a driving school!
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A couple days ago there was an article in the newspapers where the TN High Court had asked the Government why speed-governors should not be fitted in non-transport vehicles also (like cars, and even bikes) since statistics point to speeding being the main cause of accidents. The state government is to respond back on this, but imagine the situation if your car comes restricted to some max speed (60kmph or maybe max 80kmph) ?

Was expecting to see a thread on this here, but could not find one. So used this related thread.
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A couple da......e, but could not find one. So used this related thread.
This is plain illogical.

Why are they not targeting the actual problem!

1. Lack of road sense of the drivers.
2. Lack of traffic sense of the pedestrians.
3. Lack of proper facilities for cyclists and pedestrians.
4. Lack of proper maintained roads infrastructure.

This head-in-the-sand attitude will not get us anywhere!
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