At 06:47 AM 5/11/2012, you wrote:
>I disagree.I agree with most of your points. The only difference I can think of
>As to safety, using a guideway completely avoids certain real risks
>and is at least a thousand times safer than moving on streets and
>GM avoid the risks imposed by trucks, pedestrians, rain, snow, icy
>As to freedom, you will be no more free when being carried in an
>automatically operated while on streets and highways than you will
>that is automatically carried on a guideway. What could be the difference?
(which may not be a difference) is
an ability to change your mind as to where you are going enroute. You
do have to tell the car where
you want to go. If you are driving, you can deviate and change
destinations easily - or make stops not
initially contemplated. Can the autonomous car do that too?
- Jerry Schneider -
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