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Caught on mobile speed gun.

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  1. Schizophonic
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    [Sep 22, 2013]
    Don't wish for anyone being in the same spot but I was caught speeding tonight and the thing was that when the speed gun was pointing at me I heard my car 'ping' at me. Does anyone know if this some kind of feature or was I just imagining it?

    The gun was pointing at the front of my car and I dont have any sensors or camera attached on my front bumper.
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    [Sep 22, 2013]
    I think the username may fit for this one.
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    Just imagining it - I'm pretty sure radar detection etc is illegal
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    Radar detection is legal, it's radar jamming or in any way electronically disrupting the signal that's illegal
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    [Sep 23, 2013]
    I'm pretty sure that you can setup the car to sound an audible and visible dash alarm when exceeding a certain speed in the MMI
    My car is seems to have been set at 90mph from the factory.....
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    [Sep 23, 2013]
    Yes you can. It's a shame however it's not linked to the sat nav to make it relevant to the speed of the road you are on.
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    My car has the traffic sign recognition - shame you can't link it to that either, or link that to the cruise control!
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    All right all right stop showing off ;)
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    [Sep 23, 2013]
    Surprised it doesn't chime if you exceed the limit though?
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    [Sep 23, 2013]
    As an aside, I was also disappointed to discover that the SATNAV didn't contain a speed camera database.
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    Yeh, it's only there as a display - it's a free option anyway, so not bothered really, but it would be good if you could do more with it. I do miss the speed limiter on my old car - physically limited the speed no matter how hard you pressed the pedal to whatever you had set (unless you used the kickdown).
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    I think you can import POIs so it's probably possible to do easily enough. Haven't looked into it though.
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    I would be interested in this Chris if you find any info :)
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    I don't know any more than having seen the option to import lists from an SD card - maybe the handbook will have some more info on it
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