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Just wondering. When the government mandates the end of non-driverless cars will they have to ban motorcycles? I haven't heard squat about any advances in the field of driverless motorcycles.
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Just wondering. When the government mandates the end of non-driverless cars
Will any of us still be alive then?
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Maybe, given the speed of things probably within 20 years.
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They might have the same luck Algore did, when he promised back in 1991 to get the internal combustion engine banned. It's still here, 25 years later.
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The war is never over for the Left, just keep on plugging away until you get what you want. And after 16 years of socialism in the US and the "liberalization" of the courts who knows what they will be able to finally achieve?
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Right. But that doesn't mean they're going to get any certain, specific thing actually done.
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Given that the body positioning matters so much on a bike - as opposed to almost not at all in a car - I have hard time seeing automated motorcycles unless it comes with some sort of freeze mod for the driver too...
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Right. But that doesn't mean they're going to get any certain, specific thing actually done.
Like gay marriage?

What they want done may not get done now, but a whole host of nows await and one of them will be THE now.
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What they want done may not get done now
Exactly. But let's not conflate this, comparing shit like same sex marriage to automotive technology. They simply cannot get anything like mandating driverless autos passed, even long after the tech is capable. Which at this time, it is not.
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Why shouldn't they? I mean, if the state of the art ever becomes better on average than human drivers, then there's a crapload of efficiency bonuses for eliminating drivers.
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