[LINK] Will humans be banned from driving?

Paul Brooks pbrooks-link at layer10.com.au
Wed Jun 1 16:45:03 AEST 2016

On 1/06/2016 2:34 PM, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> How about off-road driving? Dirt tracks, driveways, ad hoc parking,
> grass verge parking, tradesmen's utes, caravan/horsebox/boat/trailer towing?
off road, dirt tracks, autonomous controlled drifting slides.


Not so much to enable that sort of driving, but to make sure the AI can handle it if
the vehicle has very low traction.

Probably much quicker reaction times than a human if the rear end starts sliding out
on ice around a corner.

> The problem with automation is that you need to cover every eventuality,
> error condition and exception. Humans tend to be much better, on
> average, than machines when it comes to exceptions and unexpected
> conditions. Unless of course they drive so infrequently that their skill
> levels and reaction times deteriorate.

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