TITLE

The speed's the limit

AUTHOR(S)
Pierce, Julia
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);1/10/2003, Vol. 291 Issue 7618, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on plans for large-scale government-funded trials of a computer-controlled car speed limitation system in Leeds, England. Features of the system; Importance of the system to efforts to reduce road fatalities; Future upgrades in the system.
ACCESSION #
8988316

 

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