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Autonomously Clueless

Autonomously Clueless

In the highly unlikely event we become a nation of primarily autonomous vehicles, explain this to me: Will they be programmed in strict adherence to the speed limits? In other words, will city driving be strictly at 25 MPH or less and highway driving be at 60 MPH or less? They wouldn’t be programmed to break the law, would they?

Since over 90% of driving is currently in excess of those speeds, what will that mean for the length of trips, business commutes, and generally frayed nerves?

I’m just saying….

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Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

Comments: 1

  • March 13, 2019

    With autonomous vehicles, everybody will be engrossed in their smart phones. The cars could go under the speed limit, and most of them won’t notice.

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