All cars sold in Europe from 2022 will have to limit their speed. New safety from the European Union will require new cars to have "intelligent assistance" systems. These will be standard equipment on cars, just like and airbags. There are other things that cars will be fitted with. All cars will have that won't allow driving if the driver has drunk too much . Cars must also have advanced emergency braking, a built-in data recorder, and distraction monitoring, and sensors to help when reversing. The EU said 25,000 people are killed year on Europe's roads. Most accidents are caused by human error. The new safety systems will reduce road .
There has been reaction to the new safety features. Some people agree with , while others disagree. The EU said the features would make driving a safer. It said: "With the new advanced safety features...we can have the same kind of as when safety belts were first introduced." It added that the new safety features could save up to 10,500 and avoid up to 60,000 injuries by the year 2030. Many drivers are unhappy with the . They say it could make roads more dangerous because driving requires judgment. One British driver said he didn't want recorders in his car because that was like Big Brother was watching .