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'Speed-limiting' car tested

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A system which automatically slows down cars to the speed limit could help save lives, according to a government report.

The device uses satellite positioning to check its location and when the speed exceeds the limit, power is reduced and the brakes are applied if necessary.

Tom Symonds reports.

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