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Driverless Cars Require More Passenger Trust

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Daniyal_Ali
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Been There, Done That!
Daniyal_Ali   11/24/2014 3:57:17 PM
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Once upon a time we had driverless cars and gave up on them, they used to take you home even when you were sleepy, drunk or not able to drive. Does anyone else miss the horses' era?

far911
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far911   11/24/2014 1:44:53 PM
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Agreed.

far911
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far911   11/24/2014 1:39:51 PM
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I am with the 12%. It is a great invention n hope it will work. 

far911
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far911   11/24/2014 1:37:42 PM
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I am with the 12%. It is a great invention n hope it will work. 

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tekochip   11/24/2014 12:13:04 PM
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Unintended acceleration, and airbags blowing off on their own.  I don't think this market segment is really ready to run on its own.

One has only to look at the recent problems in aviation centering around over-reliance on autopilot systems to see what a mistake this would be to take to the streets.

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Pubudu   11/24/2014 11:55:16 AM
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Sylvie, many thanks for sharing the info, I feels that there will be a more practical approach in Driverless Cars In the transportation segment who has same rooting every day than as a personal car.

Pubudu
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Pubudu   11/24/2014 11:50:30 AM
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Jennifer I do believe that this will be the future of the cars, as in everything there will be a high resistance in the market in the introduction stage. 

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No Way!
jhankwitz   11/24/2014 9:08:19 AM
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There's no way I would ever want to own a driverless car.  Those that want a driver already use busses, trains, planes or taxi cabs.  Besides, if they ever come into significant use, the lawyers will destroy the industry through lawsuits.  They will have to be programmed so cautious that you'll never get to where you want to go in acceptable time.  Besides, the main reason I own a car is the pleasure I get from driving it. I have a hard time understanding the milions of dollar being spent on developing driverless cars.  The only practical use might be for Google Maps or Government highway spy drones which are not used for filling driver needs. -- John H.

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You Can Keep Your Driverless Cars
Jennifer Campbell   11/24/2014 6:51:45 AM
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"... a recent study has claimed 88% of Americans wouldn't want to ride in one."

You got that right. I am definitely in that 88%. I don't even like those rides at amusement parks with the old-timey-looking car on the track. Technically, you are supposed to steer, and just when you think you are about to crash into a fake tree or a fence, the car jerks to the left.

It's intriguing, but, come 2025, I'll watch from the sidewalk.

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