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originally posted by: neoholographic
Here's some electric autonomous cars Apple is working on.
Eye-catching, sleek, incorporating Apple's trademark sleek design, these are what the world's graphic designers believe an iCar could look like. Refuelling rumours the tech giant's next big project is to bring a self-driving car to market, documents obtained by the Guardian say the company is searching for a location to test the autonomous vehicles to rival designs already manufactured by Google.
Hundreds of New York horse and buggy drivers could be on the road to unemployment if a ban of the historic trade makes its way through the city council, a union representing carriage drivers said on Monday.
Rules for Riders Traffic laws in a few states, including Colorado, Michigan, and New Mexico, specifically state that horses have all the rights and obligations of other vehicles when they are being ridden or driven on a public highway. Everywhere else, except in states like Louisiana where it appears to be illegal to ride a horse on a paved road, riders and drivers probably enjoy similar rights and obligations by implication.
Rules of the Road
Every person conducting the business of horse-drawn carriages in the city and any person driving such a carriage for such a business shall comply with each and all of the following provisions and restrictions.
Palm Springs Municipal Code
We looked at the latest Census data on car ownership rates for households in the nation. According to the data, only 1.4 million households in the City out of the total 3.0 million owned a car.
originally posted by: watchitburn
a reply to: neoholographic
I don't think self driving will be made illegal by 2030.
I think insurance will be prohibitively expensive if you choose to drive yourself.
The auto industry and medical community make too much money off of our love for going fast for it to be made illegal any time soon.
originally posted by: skunkape23
Imagine an EMP attack during rush hour in a busy city full of autonomous cars.
I can see that being a huge mess.