That steady banging you can hear in the distance could well be the sound of a group of US vehicle component engineers quietly banging their heads against the wall in disbelief. Only in America. These guys labour for days, months, years, whatever, developing a safe and practical way to make a car or truck#;s foot pedals adjustable, moving back and forth just like a driver#;s seat or steering wheel, the better to fit the vehicle to the driver, short, tall or something in-between.