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[–] CANCEL-CAT-FACTS [S] 1 points 33 points (+34|-1) ago 

Imagine trying to escape a forest fire, but your self driving car slows down to 15 mph in every school zone and comes to a full stop at every red light while the fire is racing towards you.

Imagine rushing to the hospital in an emergency but then your self driving car stops for a long red light at an empty intersection.

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[–] buncha_cunts 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

If we had a fully driverless system where every car knows the location of every other car, there would be no need for speed limits or stops at intersections. So in an ideal futurist scenario you could actually escape much faster.

As far as getting robbed, I imagine something a little like this: https://hooktube.com/watch?v=m0PuqSMB8uU

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[–] I_TakeupSpace 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

The super dark episodes are my favorite episodes. That was one such episode.

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[–] Zen-Zinxe 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Maybe someday lol

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[–] varialus 3 points 0 points (+3|-3) ago 

Imagine a fully self driving car without a steering wheel being able to account for easily imagined emergencies. Your point is valid, but I doubt the troublesome scenarios would be the ones that first come to mind. But I suppose you never know. I guess we'll just have to wait and see.

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