A speed limiter is a device that limits the speed of your vehicle by controlling the fuel feed to the engine of your car. Speed limiters act as “governors”, acting to control your vehicle speed whenever it goes beyond the limit set by the owners or managers of the vehicle.
Speed limiters operate through electronic sensors connected to the engine computer of your vehicle. When the vehicle is in motion, these sensors detect the speed of the vehicle and instantly communicate this information to your engine’s computer, which acts like a brain to determine if the vehicle is driven within the preset limits and act upon that information.
The workings of your speed limiter begin with the installation of top-quality, Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) approved speed limiting device to your vehicle by an authorized organization. The speed limiter is then calibrated and a speed limit of 100 km/h, for instance, is preset.
As your vehicle moves, the electronic sensors communicate the speed to the engine computer. The sensors detect when your speed limit of 100km/h is reached, and then the computer restricts the flow of air and fuel to the engine and regulates the sparks that cause combustion. Your vehicle will not be able to move beyond the stipulated speed, which is 100km/h in this instance.
This solution works best with the Immobilizer, which is a tracking device that is used to halt a vehicle whenever it is taken or driven without authorization. Organizations combine these features to limit the speed of vehicles and control driver behavior, and also, recover their vehicular assets should anyone gain authorized access to them.