The new speedometer
feature reportedly works when Maps is opened through the Android Auto app on a mobile phone but not on in-vehicle infotainment systems that support Android Auto.
But most vehicles tested as part of a survey by Auto Express had perfectly accurate speedometers
, and those that didn't only overread by around 3mph.
And RAC road safety spokesman Pete Williams said: "While speed is clearly a contributory factor in many road accidents and there is no question that drivers should obey the speed limit, it doesn't seem sensible to make motorists constantly look at their speedometers
for fear of drifting 1mph above the limit."
Pete Williams, RAC road safety spokesman, said: "While speed is clearly a contributory factor in many road accidents and there is no question that drivers should obey the speed limit, it doesn't seem sensible to make motorists constantly look at their speedometers
for fear of drifting a few miles an hour above the limit."
THE truth about speedometers
: do they really over-read and can we trust the reading they give?
His lawyer Gwyn Lewis told Burton upon Trent magistrates court, Staffs, that Toure was thrown by the speedometer
on the German-registered Porsche.
The New York Post reports that Francisco Jose Garzon Amo posted a screenshot of the train's speedometer
reading 200 km/h.
The usual situation that you will face is a police officer following you and relying upon his speedometer
as the corroboration.
El Ghanassy told Dunkirk county court: "I confused miles with kilometres on my speedometer
. This is the first time this has happened to me - I usually fly back."
From Austin to Seguin, the road has a posted speed limit of 85 mph, a number my speedometer
doesn't reach on a regular basis.
Summary: Watch that speedometer
and stick to the rules of the road.
He had a "pitot"-style speedometer
(a tube runs from the bottom of the boat to the back of the gauge and water pressure is used to measure speed), and the tube on the back of the speedometer
had sprung a leak.