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Re: Self-Driving Car

Post by Perrorist » 04 Nov 2018, 06:08

More importantly, are they likely to create those dangerous situations?

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Re: Self-Driving Car

Post by Perrorist » 04 Nov 2018, 13:22

A good summary of how difficult it is to guarantee safety, DW.

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Post by kfchugo » 04 Nov 2018, 17:23

What guarantees of safety do we have today.......you only have to look at the carnage on our roads. Not just the deaths, but the many thousands of serious injuries. If self driving cars can minimise that, we would all be better off. Why demand perfection when significant improvement is available now? Self driving cars have proximity alarms, motion detectors and all sorts of software to avoid collisions with other vehicles or pedestrians.
I would welcome them on our roads and the sooner the better. In fact why not make their use compulsory for suspended drivers.....it would get a lot of hoons, imbeciles, habitual drunks etc out of the drivers seat.

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Re: Self-Driving Car

Post by mavisbramston » 06 Nov 2018, 07:07

Many of those who attack the idea of the driver less car do so presuming they are good drivers.
There is a qvuaint arrogance of most people thinking they are great drivers.
There are very very few good human drivers.

I dont drive these days as I dont think my reflexes are as good as they should be. I d encided a while back to stop driving.

Kfhugo has said very well actually.

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Re: Self-Driving Car

Post by Dreamweaver » 06 Nov 2018, 07:46

Three Girl Scouts who were killed in an alleged hit-and-run this weekend have been identified as police claim the 21-year-old suspected driver admitted to "huffing" right before the deadly crash.

https://abcnews.go.com/US/girl-scouts-k ... d=58972887
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Re: Self-Driving Car

Post by kfchugo » 06 Nov 2018, 11:56

I am presently in Thailand and own a car here. Believe me, if there was ever a place crying out for driverless cars, it is here. Road rules here are really only guidelines....people do as they please. I have discovered that despite my utter cowardice in other areas, I literally have "nerves of steel" when driving here. \:D/

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Re: Self-Driving Car

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Looks like he's enjoying himself.

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