Reply to post: Re: Why stop at prosecuting Dev's? andy why just the car manufacturer?

Prosecute driverless car devs for software snafus, say Brit cyclists

David Nash Silver badge

Re: Why stop at prosecuting Dev's? andy why just the car manufacturer?

" don't expect the mad max brigade of automate cars to stop and let you pull out either.."

This is a good point and not just relating to cyclists.

There are often times when it's right to slow or stop so that someone can cross or pull into your lane. eg. I have to cross the A1 from a side road when going to work in the morning, and if there is congestion people will just stop short and let me through, otherwise I would be there for hours.

Will AVs have the programming for this? Or for similar cases (merging in turn when a lane ends, letting people pull out, moving to another lane to let people join the motorway etc.)?

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