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Austrian Government Will Seize Your Car Permanently If You Break Speed Limit by 50+ MPH
Austrian Government Will Seize Your Car Permanently If You Break Speed Limit by 50+ MPH

5 Dec 2022, 16:30 UTC · By: Monica Coman / Austrian authorities has daunting plans when it comes to those who drive far above the speed limit: they will simply seize and auction off their cars

 
The German Autobahn: Brief History and About the Upsides of a Speed Limit Introduction
The German Autobahn: Brief History and About the Upsides of a Speed Limit Introduction

4 Sep 2022, 09:40 UTC · By: Silvian Irimia / The German Autobahn is the place for speed lovers to fully press the gas pedal because there is no speed limit. However, this might change in the near future

 
Salt Lake City Lowers the Speed Limit by Another 5 Mph, Some Residents Are Not Happy
Salt Lake City Lowers the Speed Limit by Another 5 Mph, Some Residents Are Not Happy

31 Jul 2022, 20:27 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Things are changing for Americans who drive in Salt Lake City. You must now be extra careful when pressing the throttle! Here’s why

 
Oops, She's Speeding Again! Britney Spears Pulled Over, Will Appear in Court
Oops, She's Speeding Again! Britney Spears Pulled Over, Will Appear in Court

19 Apr 2022, 12:39 UTC · By: Monica Coman / Britney Spears is enjoying driving all over again. Or she was. The pop star has just been caught speeding again and got a ticket for it

 
51-Year Old Woman Turned Vigilante, Sued for DIY Speed Bump That Damaged Audi, Is Cleared
51-Year Old Woman Turned Vigilante, Sued for DIY Speed Bump That Damaged Audi, Is Cleared

3 Mar 2022, 15:07 UTC · By: Monica Coman / We co-exist and, sometimes, we’re not perfectly comfortable with what others do. But taking action yourself isn’t always the legal way to do it

 
Google Maps Rival Gets a New-Generation Feature to Show the Accurate Speed Limit
Google Maps Rival Gets a New-Generation Feature to Show the Accurate Speed Limit

30 Nov 2021, 22:51 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Sygic has announced a new feature called Sign Recognition and whose purpose is to indicate the speed limit using the actual road data

 
German Drivers in Favor of Speed-Restricted Autobahn, but There Is a Catch
German Drivers in Favor of Speed-Restricted Autobahn, but There Is a Catch

2 Nov 2021, 11:25 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / According to a survey, the majority of German drivers are in favor of implementing speed limits on the autobahn. That is not the full story, though.

 
Navigation Expert Announces Speed Limit Warnings Coming to Millions of Cars
Navigation Expert Announces Speed Limit Warnings Coming to Millions of Cars

24 Oct 2021, 23:00 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / HERE has officially announced the so-called HERE ISA Map, a new solution that provides drivers with speed limit information according to EU requirements

 
The War on Cars - Paris Wants You to Drive at 30 Kph (19 Mph), Ridicule Strikes Back
The War on Cars - Paris Wants You to Drive at 30 Kph (19 Mph), Ridicule Strikes Back

16 Oct 2021, 10:48 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The new speed limits for Paris streets may reach all streets in Europe, but runners and bikers would get tickets if they have license plates.

 
Genius "Speed Limit Increaser" Gives E-Bikes a Boost Without Messing With the Electronics
Genius "Speed Limit Increaser" Gives E-Bikes a Boost Without Messing With the Electronics

6 Sep 2021, 08:28 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / A New-Zeeland-based company developed an e-bike speed limit increaser that boosts the speed of your two-wheeler without interfering with its electronics.

 
Paris Will Impose a 30-KPH (19-MPH) Speed Limit on August 30th
Paris Will Impose a 30-KPH (19-MPH) Speed Limit on August 30th

10 Jul 2021, 14:46 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you plan to drive through Paris from August 30th onward, you'd better not because the speed limit won't allow you to shift into third gear

 
Renault Wants to Limit All Upcoming New Models to 112 MPH (180 KPH)
Renault Wants to Limit All Upcoming New Models to 112 MPH (180 KPH)

26 Apr 2021, 11:32 UTC · By: Sergiu Tudose / French carmaker Renault, together with its Dacia brand, wants to join Volvo in enforcing a 112-mph speed limit on all their new cars

 
Police to Use Public Shaming, Not Fines, on New Smart Highway
Police to Use Public Shaming, Not Fines, on New Smart Highway

10 Sep 2020, 11:12 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Australian police say they won’t issue any tickets for drivers to who break the speed limit on the new smart freeway in Perth, but instead use public shaming

 
Google Maps Updated with Better Speed Limit Data in the United States
Google Maps Updated with Better Speed Limit Data in the United States

15 Aug 2020, 15:18 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / At the same time, the speed limit coverage has been downgraded in no less than 100 countries across the world, according to report

 
These Are the Countries Where Google Maps Speed Limits Are More Accurate
These Are the Countries Where Google Maps Speed Limits Are More Accurate

30 Jul 2020, 14:23 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Google shares more information on the accuracy of speed limit data provided by Google Maps, and things have improved in 9 different countries

 
The German Bundestag Rejects Autobahn Speed Limits
The German Bundestag Rejects Autobahn Speed Limits

21 Oct 2019, 15:33 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Speed isn't the killer the Greens painted it to be in front of the federal parliament of Germany, and thus, the Bundestag rejected the infamous speed bill

 
Brit Spends Son’s £30,000 Inheritance to Fight £100 Speeding Fine, Still Loses
Brit Spends Son’s £30,000 Inheritance to Fight £100 Speeding Fine, Still Loses

12 Sep 2019, 13:37 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Richard Keedwell says that after 3 years he’s stressed out, disappointed and filled with regret at having spent so much money seeking justice that eluded him

 
Heatwave in Europe Forces Speed Limit on World Famous Autobahn
Heatwave in Europe Forces Speed Limit on World Famous Autobahn

26 Jun 2019, 14:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The high temperatures in Europe have forced German authorities to place temporary speed limits on portions of the Autobahn

 
IIHS Study Links 37,000 Fatal Road Crashes to Speed Limit Increase
IIHS Study Links 37,000 Fatal Road Crashes to Speed Limit Increase

5 Apr 2019, 14:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / IIHS says around 37,000 people might not have lost their lives in crashes hadn't speed limits been raised consistently in the past 25 years

 
Autobahn's No Speed Limit May Become History in Fight for Reduced Emissions
Autobahn's No Speed Limit May Become History in Fight for Reduced Emissions

22 Jan 2019, 13:11 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / It’s not yet clear how much of an impact enforcing speed limits as per National Platform on the Future of Mobility's wishes would have on emission levels