Nevada Approves Self-Driving Cars for Use

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JohnPhillips

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OCFRED

Brilliant, ought to be doing this for speed governing already; first things like carburetors and manuals shifts were automated by technology and like so many other menial jobs chauffeur has too become obsolete.

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imagonex

This will only give fuel (no pun intended) for comedians to call Americans even more fat and lazy.

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shahid061

hhaahaa sitting in it feel like a passenger car..Quote of the day

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synthetic_man

As someone who has panic attacks while driving this is a great idea. You can't always depend on someone else to drive you somewhere.

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Keith E. Whisman

This idea sucks, they are pushing this shit that will take even more jobs away from Americans that are already having a tough time finding work or even a living wage. I would push your local government to not allow self driving vehicles in your jurisdiction and hopefully your state. This is the wrong time to take American's jobs away from them. A bus that drives itself means that's a bus driver out of work.

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bling581

I don't see this ever taking over all the vehicles that are on the road. It's one thing to get a car to drive itself, but think of all the different types of commercial trucks and semis that are out there. If was a way to drive a semi without a real person it's not going to happen anytime soon.

On the positive side, it's a great way to make driving safer. If all cars were auto driven there would be less accidents due to human error, which are probably most of them.

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wolf17

On the other hand, it would enable me to get a job and me more independent :) I don't think bus drivers would be out of jobs, they just would be there to help the passengers find where they need to get off to get to their destination and to assist anyone that needs help getting on and off. Taxi drivers on the other hand...

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dgrmouse

Airplanes have had autopilots for quite some time, and yet crew size hasn't changed. You'll find humans in behind the wheel even in the military, where driving a tank or flying a jet can mean grave mortal peril. Although I would welcome driving aids if they granted a corresponding increase in speed limits, I don't think that bus drivers and/or truck drivers are in any immediate danger of being rendered unnecessary (for better or worse).

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siramic

What's next, Google drone planes?

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annystephans

It was fantastic.

kitchen cabinet

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Ghok

I remember reading years ago about buses somewhere in Nevada driving themselves. It was a test or something. The bus system seems like a good place to start.

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nsvander

Just wait till someone finds a way to jam or hack what the car uses to guide itself, and uses it as a weapon. I say 6-8 months and it will be on the news, self driving car takes out school bus full of children.

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wintercoder

I can see this happening as well.

That would be such an easy multi-million dollar lawsuit to win. They think stuck accelerators were expensive...

I'd also try to go after the municipalities/states that put automation behind the wheel of a 5000 lb weapon.

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NcOle

I can't wait for these to be available in Colorado, however I do worry that there might be a lot more dead squirrels on the road!

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Ashton2091

Lol...that was good

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Scatter

So can you get busted for DUI if the car is the one driving?

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Peanut Fox

I'd think yes as you'd still be the operator of the motor vehicle.

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dhoge88

just sit in the passenger seat :)

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joel1981ia

Will it still be considered dangerous or illegal to text and 'drive'? LOL

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