Lawsuit: “We’re too damned stupid to turn off our engines.”

I don’t much like keyless ignition systems, but for other reasons.

Keyless Ignition Used in Millions of Cars a Deadly Safety Defect: Lawsuit
According to the complaint filed in Los Angeles federal court, carbon monoxide is emitted when drivers leave their vehicles running after taking their electronic key fobs with them, under the mistaken belief that the engines will shut off.

RTFM, dumbasses.

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One thought on “Lawsuit: “We’re too damned stupid to turn off our engines.”

  1. TRX August 30, 2015 / 6:51 pm

    20-odd years ago there was a rash of wrecks when drivers with ABS ran into things, expecting “the computer” would apply the brakes for them.

    It might sound like urban legend now, but there were dozens of cases reported at the time, and I remember having to explain to people that they still had to push the pedal down all by themselves.

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