Driverless bus gets in accident. LOL!

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    The driver was written up for illegal backing, according to reports.


    “The shuttle did what it was supposed to do, in that its sensors registered the truck and the shuttle stopped to avoid the accident,” the City of Las Vegas said in a statement to KSNY. “Had the truck had the same sensing equipment that the shuttle has the accident would have been avoided.”


    The city added it will continue operating the buses through Las Vegas’ downtown area over the next year.


    Maurice Bell, an executive at Keolis Transit America, which helps operate the smart buses, said the accident is a bellwether as the bus goes through tests.


    “That’s probably the positive point of all this,” he told the Review-Journal, “is that we have extensive data to be able to tell us what occurred and what we could do in the future to improve upon.”
     
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    "which could not go in reverse" :laugh::laugh2::happy-1::rofl::lmao::lol:
     
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    Oh look, a deer on the side of the road standing still!
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    Your attachment will not play for me.

    If there is a deer or other object on or encroaching on the roadway, the sensors will pick it up. Far more reliably than a human driver who is distracted, exhausted, or under the influence.
     
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    You just can't think, can you? What's it going to do, brake to a stop every time?

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    There will be carnage from automated cars.
    There are just too many variables…
    .....drivers taking a nap as their car goes over a cliff…….40 cars trying to change lanes at the same time…..
     
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    Forgive me if this is a dumb question, but if there is no driver in one vehicle, which insurance company takes the hit, the one that the car without a driver is with, or the one that the person driven vehicle is with?

    God bless you always!!!

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    Kid standing on side of road looking like he wants to run across. Or looks like he is not.
     
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    That's my plot for my new script ... 'SPEED 3'

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    It's not a dumb question. I have no clue though. It would probably depend on the situation on who was at fault, like usual. If you have a driverless vehicle, you would probably still need to have insurance.
     

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