What is cruising in a car?


Updated: 2nd October 2019

Cruise control (sometimes known as speed control or autocruise, or tempomat in some countries) is a system that automatically controls the speed of a motor vehicle. The system is a servomechanism that takes over the throttle of the car to maintain a steady speed as set by the driver.

Similarly, you may ask, what does it mean when a sign says no cruising?

(1) Cruise or cruising means to operate a motor vehicle, or to permit the operation of a motor vehicle under one's care, custody, or control, so as to pass the same traffic points within a no cruising zone more than twice within any two-hour period.

What is a cruise in car show?

Generally, cruise-ins are free to attend, either for spectators or for participants. Cruise-ins are gatherings of people who drive their classic or muscle cars on a regular basis or people who just like to look at cars. Generally more organized than a cruise-in, a car show is sure to offer some type of award.

Is it illegal to cruise?

Cruising and the law. Although cruising is often not a crime in itself, there are many illegal activities associated with it and as such cruises are often monitored by the police or even closed. This passive, organised nature often does not satisfy the desires of cruisers, so illegal cruising continues.
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