New Law Will Install Kill Switches In All New Cars

New Law Will Install Kill Switches In All New Cars

According to an article written by former U.S. Representative Bob Barr, hidden away in the recently passed infrastructure bill, is a measure to install vehicle kill switches into every new car, truck, and SUV sold in this country. This could take up to five years to enforce so hopefully something will be done to it by then.

Barr points out that the bill, which has been signed into law by President Biden, states that the kill switch, which is referred to as a safety device, must “passively monitor the performance of a driver of a motor vehicle to accurately identify whether that driver may be impaired.” In other words, Big Brother will constantly be monitoring how you drive. If you do something the system has been programmed to recognize as driver impairment, your car could just shut off, which could be incredibly dangerous.

This kill switch “safety” system would be open, or in other words there would be a backdoor. That would allow police or other government authorities to access it whenever. Would they need a warrant to do that? Likely not. Even better, hackers could access the backdoor and shut down your vehicle.

Source: Check out Barr’s article here.

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