Connected cars can allow a driver to receive information from other vehicles and infrastructure such as traffic signals to adjust their driving hopefully to improve safety.
It is good and acceptable technology But there is a need for overall management as car companies introduce this technology for their customers. The government must not lose control of the operation and management of how we use of the system which should maximise the benefit to all road users not just the ones with new cars and new technology.
One example might be: if cars can adjust their speed to catch a green light without stopping then traffic on the main arterial may flow along constantly with no gaps make turning into or out of the road next to impossible unless there are traffic signals lights.
Im David Brown
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