EUrope wants killswitches put in every citizens car

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  1. Redcap

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    Won't work, it will just get removed and/or bypassed.
     
  2. OLDNEWBIE

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    I'm sure the "smart guns" will have a kill switch as well!
     
  3. Certaindeaf

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    Europe is a kill switch.
     
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  4. OLDNEWBIE

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    Mandatory "SAFETY" inspection station checks, like they have in many places already, will ensure compliance.
    Remember, driving is a privilege that Nanny can take away. Maybe classic cars will be exempt?
     
  5. Ian1816

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    This will happen in the US someday as well.
     
  6. 3MTA3

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    Assuming we aren't forced into public transportation or bicycles by then. It's a coming.
     
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  7. Grunwald

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    I have already decided that only old cars for me. Ford just talked about their black boxes in the cars and how much info they store.
    No thank you.
     
  8. Mike Honcho

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  10. Redcap

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    Not sure if trolling or serious.
     
  11. billdeserthills

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    Just like on Idiocracy
     
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    Mandatory "SAFETY" inspection stations are a fact of life for many a driver. They sniff your tail pipe, check your lights etc. When I lived in Sweden they lifted my car up and shook the crap out of it till my rubber upper shock mount tore apart. Then after messing up my car they wouldn't allow me to drive it home, had to get a tow truck. Wasn't legal to drive until another inspection o.k.d the repair. Some big cities here in the US have similar inspections requirements. Mostly emissions. Believe me if a kill switch ever comes stock on new vehicles it will be tested at a govt. inspection station someplace. BTW they make you pay and wait in line for this "public service"! Once every couple of years as I recall.
     
  13. Redcap

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    There is always a way around such bullsh!t. ALWAYS.
     
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    48 Willys Jeep 6 volt electrical.

    SCREW U BIG GOV.
     
  15. Redcap

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    Out of 12 vehicles, I don't own anything newer than a '90. The next newest is an '82.
     
  16. Martini_Up

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    i walk, run if i'm late.
     
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  17. Grunwald

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    Massachusetts has annual car inspections that not only cover emissions but also some safety stuff. Going back as far as early 1980s they checked your horn, wipers, all the lights, including that the beams were aimed correctly, windshield (no cracks), tire wear, parking/emergency brake and ball joints. Unlike Washington state, there was no waivers if you spent a certain amount and it did not fix the problem.
    Is there a way around all that? Sure, the inspections are done by private facilities - regular auto shops, so if you know someone or bribe someone it can be done.
     
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    LOL.....That's why I drive a 72 chevy nova. No complicated electronics to worry about and the insurance is cheaper.
     
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