Answer: A speed limiting device sometimes referred to as governor’ is used for controlling the speed of a vehicle or a device used to measure or regulate the speed of a vehicle.
Answer: This device does not allow the driver to accelerate beyond the stipulated speed limit by law and has been programmed in the vehicle. So no matter how the driver tends to accelerate, the pre-set speed limit will not be exceeded.
Answer: There are two (2) major types of speed limiting devices.
- Mechanical speed limiting device.
- The Electrical/ Electronic speed limiting device.
The approved vendors are vendors accredited and certified by the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for the supply and installation of speed limiters.
The accredited vendors use professional technicians for all installations.
Users are not allowed to tamper with the device but inform installers of any malfunction where they occur.
The approved marketers through their certified agents carries out periodic service/calibration of the device based on Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON’s) specification.
In the case of emergency, how would the speed be increased beyond the limit in other to avert danger at a certain point
The device will not allow the driver to go beyond a pre-set speed limit, so the driver is expected to apply defensive driving technique.