[PLUG-TALK] Self-flattening pedestrians are here!

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Wed May 27 15:39:23 PDT 2015


On Wed, 27 May 2015, Keith Lofstrom wrote:

> http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/selfparking-volvo-plows-into-journalists-after-owner-neglects-to-pay-for-extra-feature-that-stops-cars-crashing-into-people-10277203.html
>
> http://tinyurl.com/flatped

Given a legal environment where 95% of auto-on-auto collisions get 
adjudicated by someone (insurance companies, law enforcement), while 
auto-on-pedestrian collisions are frequently ignored[1], this makes a 
perverse sort of sense.

[1] http://www.streetsblog.org/2013/01/31/nypd-15465-pedestrians-and-cyclists-injured-155-killed-in-traffic-in-2012/

-- 
Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> http://www.madboa.com/



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