New research from Australia, the land of hoons and hoonage, says encouraging people to speed and removing speed limits could mean safer highways. Speeders, rife with adrenaline, apparently have significantly reduced reaction times and increased hazard perception. Crikey!
We'd have loved it if Tom Riall, Serco CEO, supplier of over 5000 UK speed cameras, was busted doing 100MPH in a 70MPH zone by his own product, sadly he was nicked the old-fashioned way.
Landon Wilburn has a grudge. Staked out by the side of the road, armed with nothing but a Hot Wheels-brand radar gun and a siren-equipped flashlight, he's tackling his Louisville, Kentucky neighborhood's speeding problem single-handedly. Said one local resident of the results: "When I saw it happening, I got the…