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Should cars have an accelerator light?

  1. Open Thoughts profile image60
    Open Thoughtsposted 5 years ago

    I say yes (a green one) to promote further communication between drivers so we know when they are accelerating intentionally or just coasting along.  What do you think?

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      DreamCarposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Well, it will simple and easy to follow the road safety rules when you drive.

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      Emile Rposted 5 years ago

      I think that is the oddest suggestion I've ever heard of, but sure.  As long as they install a cell phone signal jammer when they add that feature. That way, whatever the other driver is doing we'll at least know there's a chance they are doing it on purpose and not lost in a conversation, or texting.

    3. dutchman1951 profile image61
      dutchman1951posted 5 years ago

      problem is would you really notice a green light, maybe at first, but once all became acustomed, probly not.

      just like an emergency flashing light or caution light. they go un-noticed a lot.

      1. Open Thoughts profile image60
        Open Thoughtsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        good point.

    4. Matt in Jax profile image80
      Matt in Jaxposted 5 years ago

      I don't think it's that necessary personally. If you're accelerating in a car, 99% of the time you realize it unless maybe you're driving a friend's car. Only on rare occasion do I realize I'm doing a little bit extra in my 4dr.

    5. DIYweddingplanner profile image91
      DIYweddingplannerposted 5 years ago

      They do...it's called the flashing blue one!

      1. Peter Owen profile image59
        Peter Owenposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Well said