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Old 10-06-2015, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by donquixote99 View Post
BIG differences between autonomous car and train:

1. Car goes from exactly where you are to exactly where you want to go, point to point.

2. Car goes when you're ready, no hurrying to catch it, no waiting for it.

3. Security and privacy: no strangers in your car.
Yes indeed. I will be interested to see how mainstream they become.

Will those with the means have an autonomous car for the daily, mind numbing commute and a "traditional" automobile for weekend/pleasure driving?

Will there be legal ramifications/new regulations to address operating system "software glitches?" Accident? The car did it. Check the log. I wonder how insurance companies will adjust? Prob. favorably if the accident rates go down as expected.

System security? How easy to hack? You know someone will try.
Try to rely on yourself as much as possible - when things go to hell, you will know who to blame.
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