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by ancient
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 206

Re: Intelligent Speed Assistance - coming soon?

It also says "A study for the European Commission found the other main positive impacts include: encouraging walking and cycling due to increased perceived safety of cars vis-à-vis vulnerable road users": So driving 'on the limiter' at NSL past cyclists and pedestrians on country roads wit...
by ancient
Wed May 16, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Control Pal
Replies: 15
Views: 607

Re: Control Pal

It sounds very like the monitoring system my employer put in my lease car as a trial run a couple of changes back. It reported high g events and their frequency. The feedback from those running the scheme was that it would alert for drivers who had a lot of roundabouts on their route (e.g. MK) or wh...
by ancient
Tue May 01, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage
Replies: 18
Views: 1326

Re: The joys of driving in Sussex!! Webcam footage

I fail to see how it can be incriminating unless it can be proven who was driving - so screw up and crash, yes it could be used against you- but otherwise it would be tricky to look at older footage and prosecute... So in the event of an accident swallow the card! Alasdair Screw up and report someo...
by ancient
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Bikes
Topic: Masters - Journalist failed, then passed
Replies: 12
Views: 704

Re: Masters - Journalist failed, then passed

Add British bike into the mix (also I was taught on starting - do the above then switch back to footbrake before pulling away) :D Ahh, the years roll by...
by ancient
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2897

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Last week's news: 26 March Police have indicated that the accident has been referred for criminal investigation, and the NTSB is also present. The family (only a stepdaughter is identified) have retained counsel, and are demanding charges and considering legal action. Plus a fairly comprehensive bre...
by ancient
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2897

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Couldn't see the cyclist? Looks like the Uber video was deliberately darkened to excuse their car & driver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XOVxSCG8u0 Handheld camera use while driving :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :bash: Maybe a rival AV ;) - and anyway it's AZ, which is where U...
by ancient
Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2897

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Couldn't see the cyclist? Looks like the Uber video was deliberately darkened to excuse their car & driver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XOVxSCG8u0 Handheld camera use while driving :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :bash: Maybe a rival AV ;) - and anyway it's AZ, which is where U...
by ancient
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2897

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Couldn't see the cyclist? Looks like the Uber video was deliberately darkened to excuse their car & driver: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XOVxSCG8u0
by ancient
Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2897

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Perhaps an attitude of 'my car is driving itself so get out of the way' is creeping in. How I wonder is the hapless pedestrian supposed to distinguish which vehicle is doing what, and when? So are you encouraging pedestrians to walk in front of human-controlled cars? ;) We know that they do, partic...
by ancient
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.
Replies: 58
Views: 2897

Re: Pedestrian killed by self driving car.

Some interesting information about Uber's development strategy up to now: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2164297-self-driving-uber-death-should-halt-techs-race-to-the-bottom/ To continue reading this premium article, subscribe for unlimited access.Existing subscribers, please log in with your...

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