European Members of Parliament approve “Intelligent Speed Assistance” for cars

ISA works by linking speed limit recognition cameras and GPS data to let the driver know the speed limit and if the driver tries to go faster: “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” The car just won’t go over the speed limit, except for short bursts when passing after depressing the accelerator pedal down hard to temporarily disable the system. Ford has put it in a few cars in the UK where there are lots of speed cameras…