Reply to post: Re: Trolley problem.

Electric driverless cars could make petrol and diesel motors 'socially unacceptable'

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Re: Trolley problem.

Probably by using regenerative breaking & electric motors in the wheels. That way the brakes can't really fail (the brakes and the motors are the same thing - if it can't brake, it also can't accelerate) especially if you put in a redundant (you could call it an "emergency") brake.

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