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Why I think an Autonomous Vehicle Won’t Be Able to Reliably Guess Where a Pedestrian Will Go

In 2016, Volvo ‘promised’ that we would have ‘Deathproof Cars’ by 2020. That’s next year! You may also recall that about this time last year, an Autonomous Uber Volvo crashed and killed a pedestrian. According to the NTSB the car … Continue reading

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You may not want to watch this video, but it could save a life from driver distraction.

I’ve written a lot of blogs about driver distraction lately. It’s the season to be jolly, but it’s hectic, busy, stressful and very easy to lose concentration for a brief moment. I have lost close friends through driver distraction, most … Continue reading

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Accident-free zone: The German town which scrapped all traffic lights and road signs

A small town in Germany which scrapped all its traffic lights and road signs in a bid to cut down on crashes reported yesterday that the experiment is ‘a total success’. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk Could it work where … Continue reading

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Forget the engine – it’s going online that’s driving the car industry

Making sure drivers are ‘connected’ in their cars is now the top priority for world’s top automotive executives Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk I love reading stories about what executives want in their products and in this case what they … Continue reading

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Volvo Wants to Know What You Think About Autonomous Cars – Automobile

Why own a car at all? Continue reading

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Volvo To Accept Full Liability If Their Autonomous Cars Crash : Related Articles | OOYUZ

RT @mbnews_: Volvo To Accept Full Liability If Their Autonomous Cars Crash.. Related Articles: http://t.co/75ACN99ENC Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ooyuz.com Great news, of course we can totally trust car manufacturers, even more than insurance companies, who like car sales companies … Continue reading

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Eastbound rubberneckers cause delays; I-78 westbound crash cleared by 6:30 – lehighvalleylive.com

The initial accident happens about 4:30 a.m. east of Exit 24 in Hunterdon County. The crash was cleared by 6:30. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com This is a global problem. The accident is on one side of the road and … Continue reading

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