Tag: Driverless cars

Chinese Regulators Unveil First Draft of Rules for Driverless Vehicle Road Tests

Driverless vehicles have proven to be an interesting, albeit somewhat worrisome trend. Especially when it comes to drafting new regulations and guidelines for such vehicles, the topic has proven to be rather controversial. In China, the first draft of national rules pertaining to testing autonomous vehicles has been presented to the public. There is still plenty of room for improvement, but the main objective is now to collect feedback from …
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Intel Plans to Make Driverless Cars Free of Blame From Accidents

There is another major development in the world of driverless cars on the horizon. A recent announcement by Intel will not go over well with the general public, though; that much is a foregone conclusion. The company claims to have developed a system which ensures that self-driving vehicles can’t cause accidents. That’s a very bold claim that will need some solid evidence to be backed up. Making autonomous vehicles blameless is not necessarily …
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India Bans Driverless Cars Due to Job Threat

Robots are often considered to be threats to jobs worldwide. India feels that driverless cars are one of the biggest threats to local jobs. As a result, India’s government is now contemplating banning driverless cars in the country.  India Wants Nothing to Do With Driverless Cars Various countries are vying to become testing grounds for driverless cars. South Korea, the United States, Australia, and Germany are just a few of …
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Driverless Killers and the Need for Machine Morality

What should a Driverless car do if it is presented with a life or death scenario. Either save the driver of the vehicle by swerving into another car to avoid an accident, or save the driver of the opposite vehicle by swerving away from it? That is a decision that would need to be programmed into the car, and one that presents a lot of moral dilemmas. Driverless cars are one of …
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