[Biturbos4] Fitting cruise control?
andy at palomar.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 22 17:43:11 EST 2005
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 15:14:19 -0500, Al Smith <awsm123 at optonline.net>
> If I had my way, no car would come with cruise control. I think it
>is a completely unsafe feature. When the cruise control is on it is a lot
>easier to talk on the cell phone, another big distraction.
> Cars should be driven. I get pleasure out of accelerating, going
>through curves, braking. My S4 makes me a better driver, because it
>stimulates my senses. I feel safer to have one of these type cars around me
>than some "Saturn" kind of car where the driver most likely has the cruise
>on, one hand is holding the cell, and the other hand on and off the
>steering wheel gesturing or holding a smoke. Ok to do at home, but please
>do not do it driving next to me.
I don't smoke and I have a bluetooth handsfree phone system (handsfree
systems are the law in the UK - hold a phone to your ear and you get
pulled over). I figured that cruise would simply help to stop my speed
creeping up....as it tends to do. In that way, it would be a safety
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