Local and state governments in Australia reportedly are planning trials of satellite-based electronic devices to bring speeding vehicles to a stop. Labeled the Australasian Intelligent Speed Adaptation Initiative, the system is similar to the vehicle-immobilization feature General Motors Corp. announced last year for its OnStar telematics service. The Australian device costs between A$700 and A$2,000 ($629 and $1,797) and would be installed in a serial speed offender’s vehicle. A ...

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