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self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?

No. Its 60km/h.

So much for doing things differently

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self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?
No. Its 60km/h.
So much for doing things differently


Sure it's an EU regulation?

Many vehicle/driving regs come from the UN, looks like this one does

https://unece.org/transport/documents/2021/03/standards/un-regulation-no-157-automated-lane-keeping-systems-alks
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On 28/04/2021 11:04, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?

No. Its 60km/h.

So much for doing things differently


Why a post? I must be understanding things wrongly.
Surely on 'the Continent' speeds and distances etc are given in
Kilometres (P/H) whilst in Britain though ostensibly we use the metric
system speeds and distances are in Miles (P/H).
So we limit ourselves to 60KPH for self drive cars,this is then
translated, for the hard of thinking, to 37MPH .

We left the EU, We didn't turn the clock back till we used the
Imperial system again.
Yes I still think of wood as being 4x2 and 8x4 sheets.
But now its 2metres of 4x2 and a 4mm sheet of 8x4, schizophrenic much?
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So much for doing things differently


You should be worrying about "green" welders, wine fridges,
battery-powered washing machines and digital signage, apparently ...

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukdsi/2021/9780348222920
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I still think of wood as being 4x2 and 8x4 sheets.
But now its 2metres of 4x2 and a 4mm sheet of 8x4


More likely 1.8m or 2.4m lengths, and are the sheets 1200x2400mm or
1220x2440mm, and why does it differ between wood and plasterboard?


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On 28/04/2021 11:36, soup wrote:
On 28/04/2021 11:04, The Natural Philosopher wrote:
self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?

No. Its 60km/h.

So much for doing things differently


Why a post? I must be understanding things wrongly.
Surely on 'the Continent' speeds and distances etc are given in
Kilometres (P/H) whilst in Britain though ostensibly we use the metric
system speeds and distances are in Miles (P/H).
So we limit ourselves to 60KPH for self drive cars,this is then
translated, for the hard of thinking, to 37MPH .

We left the EU, We didn't turn the clock back till we used the
Imperial system again.
Yes I still think of wood as being 4x2 and 8x4 sheets.
But now its 2metres of 4x2 and a 4mm sheet of 8x4, schizophrenic much?


Similar confusion for fences, which are available in 180 and 183 cm
widths. The second one is, of course, 6 ft!

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On 28/04/2021 11:11, Andy Burns wrote:
The Natural Philosopher wrote:

self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?
No. Its 60km/h.
So much for doing things differently


Sure it's an EU regulation?

Many vehicle/driving regs come from the UN, looks like this one does

https://unece.org/transport/documents/2021/03/standards/un-regulation-no-157-automated-lane-keeping-systems-alks

Time we left them as well


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Most cars have metric speeds so how is that the EUs fault?
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self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?

No. Its 60km/h.

So much for doing things differently

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The Natural Philosopher wrote:
On 28/04/2021 11:11, Andy Burns wrote:
The Natural Philosopher wrote:

self drive cars to be limited to 37mph?
No. Its 60km/h.
So much for doing things differently


Sure it's an EU regulation?

Many vehicle/driving regs come from the UN, looks like this one does

https://unece.org/transport/documents/2021/03/standards/un-regulation-no-157-automated-lane-keeping-systems-alks

Time we left them as well


That "regulation" is based on observed characteristics
of existing systems, and their "event horizon". You can't
drive faster, than the sensors can work.

If you want to drive 200kph in your car, simply switch
off the lane-keeping or self-driving and have at it.
The Autoban awaits. Climb out of the back seat and
back into the front seat.

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