What in-car technology do you wish would go away?

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Some in-car tech is totally useful and necessary, some are just neutral and some are so annoying that we wish they've never been invented. What in-car technology do you wish would go away?

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For my money, it's those damn lane-change warning systems. You know the ones — those bleepity-bloopity devices created to warn a driver when the car moves out of its lane, unless the blinker's on? Here's a suggestion, technology, how about you don't tell me what to do, huh? Let me use my mirrors and neck to save my life, not your fancy unicorn taint sensors. K? Thanks.

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cobrajoe
CobraJoe

Daytime running lights.

Are cars really that hard to see in broad daylight? No. They are hard to see at night, but that's why headlights and taillights are mandated.

It's one of the first additions that companies installed when they realized that people are stupid and the companies can get in trouble if they kill them.