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Re: More of this to come

Won't most traction control systems still take action even when "disabled"? Many times it means pulling the fuse to truly disable it, and then the car might go into limp mode because it detects the pulled fuse as a fault in the TC module.

I'd imagine the same will happen with self driving technologies. Sure there might be a button the "operator" can press which makes a suggestion to the software that it might be acting naughty, but that just temporarily places it in a less aggressive mode. Completely disabling it through any other means will be seen as a fault and cause the vehicle to go into limp mode or outright stop working.

Welcome to the brave new world. Get ready to start walking more.

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