News Driverless Cars are almost here

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  1. kedo44124

    kedo44124 Active Member

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    Im wondering how these new driverless cars can possibly co-exist with human driven cars? Wouldn't all the inconsiderate drivers who cut people off take that to the next level? If I am driving and notice a driverless car, I could cut it off, not yield etc and have no fear as it would react automatically to prevent the collision. I could easily exit in traffic, fail to yield, swerve at it etc. Would this not lead to total chaos? I have had a few adult beverages so maybe I need to switch to water and not concern myself. What are the odds that we will experience driverless cars in significant numbers in the next 5-10 years?
     
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    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    They can't. Everyone is gonna have to have a driverless car and have everything on a timer
     
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    What about when the light is red, but a police officer is waving you to move forward? I wonder what will happen?
     
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    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    Cops are going away too
     
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    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    Stop fucking around with the technology.

    I'm tired of driving. :cuss:
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Dateline at 7 pm eastern doing a thing on this
     
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    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    Watching the lawsuit process should be interesting.
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Who gets the ticket ?
     
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    Shivvy 100k Post Club

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    You haven't had to forfeit your license yet?
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    Did you see what the driver looked like lol
     
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    Why its the invisible man
     
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    I'm going to watch. I wonder if they will bring this up. There are so many classic cars and car enthusiasts that I cant see everyone turning their cars in. But unless everyone is using the technology, I dont see how it could work. Maybe there will be two types of roads. I just drove back and forth from South Florida to Tucson and back and definitely would have enjoyed letting the car drive while I slept. Car designs would change and focus on comfort so you could work or sleep while being driven... If you aren't driving, do you care about horsepower, acceleration etc? I'm so confused!!!
     
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  13. stanggirl

    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement VIP

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    I would love a self driving car as my commuter car...but I am a driving enthusiast and could never be without a high performance car that I drive MYSELF
     
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    No, I drive very fast and aggressively at 47 years old. :grad:
     
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    They can't get here soon enough for me, after ~500k miles I get no joy out of driving at all.
     
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    Driving don't suck its the jerk offs out there driving that suck. Get the fuck out of the left lane doing 35 in a 65 you no who you are.
     
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    47? Fuck outta here :jj:
     
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    YodaQuiversStern Turn and face the strange

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    And put down the Goddamn cell phone!
     
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    So, how does this impact one's insurance? Does it go higher or lower? Does it matter anymore if you have points on your license since your not behind the wheel?
     
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    i dont trust it...you ever see those chevys w/ auto parking. it takes forever & looks awkward
     
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