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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Speed Demon Parents can Love

The Telegram has an interesting piece this morning about a kid who invented a device that he hopes will help prevent traffic fatalities among teenagers. The "Speed Demon", which has to be plugged into the electrical outlet of a car, will monitor a car's speed and location when, and only when the driver exceeds a certain speed limit.

The palm-sized device was developed by a Lunenburg High School student entering his senior year. Jonathan Fischer, 18, hopes his invention will facilitate communication between parents and teenagers and prevent young drivers from speeding and swerving on treacherous rural roads.

Read more (via Slashdot).


  • So there are responsible teenagers out there then? I was starting to wonder.

    There don't seem to be any where I live... just lunatics racing around in their pimped-up death traps.

    [grumble grumble]

    I was young once... honestly ;o)

    By Anonymous Caroline Natasha, at 11:15 AM  

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