Geofencing tech could automatically reduce speed of cars, says Ford

Mark Moran
27 May 2022
Real world signs
Real world signs
Blocking up a neighbourhood
Blocking up a neighbourhood

 

Many cities and towns limit speeds around schools, hospitals and shopping areas. Seeing the signs, however, can depend on how visible they are, whether they are concealed by branches, or maybe surrounded by a cluster of other signs.

Ford is trialling connected vehicle technology using geofencing, a virtual geographical boundary, that the car maker predictss could one day do away with the need for speed limit signs completely.

As well as potentially making streets safer for other road users and...

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