TRAFFIC: Big Brother Is Driving

There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment . . . It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. —George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four

On highways and back roads across the U.S., Canada and Bermuda last week, motorists who took chances with the speed limits were encountering a new operational hazard. It swooped down on them with the swiftness of a hawk and was, oftentimes, as invisible as the Thought Police in Orwell's chiller. The unwitting speed demon saw no police car in his rear-view mirror. But his speed...

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