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originally posted by: SlowNail
Damn, that was so quick. Even in manual, Vasques couldn't have saved her.
You can blame the computer all you like, but the computer cannot fix stupid people.
But, hey, who needs road safety when cars have brakes?
If cars have brakes, you must acquit. Or something.
originally posted by: Pilgrum
At the apparent speed indicated in the video there was no way the car could have stopped short of the victim and the only conceivable action would have been to try to steer away but the potential success of that is doubtful also.
I was under the impression that the 'autonomous' cars had better methods than simply visual ones (like radar or ultrasound) to detect obstacles their path, or to predict a risk of a conflict in advance something like TCAS systems in aircraft but there's no evidence of early detection at all there.