It’s not that the technology isn’t here, we already drive semi-autonomous cars.
It’s coming, but not as soon as presented.
– laws and regulations must be established, a precedent set
– roads must be modified
– which means a city will need to establish a new division within their transportation department
– new maps created
– ensure the cell network can handle a massive increase in capacity, since autonomous cars hoover data
– new training courses and licensing, since the psychology of piloting an autonomous car is quite different than a regular vehicle. This is huge… to re-train a mind not to grab at the thing we’ve been trained to keep both hands on at all times…
Read it online at Autonet.
Who is going to pay for the the above list?
Automakers? Not likely. Our already-stretched tax dollars? Same answer. Does our Ministry of Transportation have a dedicated department to deal with this yet?
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