1 hour ago, davewill wrote
@Kental2: Atlanta traffic ROCKS! You don't need caffeine in the morning when you have formula one racing six lanes wide and no granny lane.
I actually DO prefer Atlanta traffic to many other places I've lived (Washington DC, Los Angeles), but compared to waking up, stretching, putting on a robe and going downstairs to start work... yeah I can live without the morning "steering-wheel death grip."
At any rate, slightly more on topic, and in case it wasn't obvious, I'd be in favor of an automated vehicle ride, if for no other reason than the number of accidents mightly slowly decrease over time, and we can actually use our highways as they were intended, rather than having a 6 line highway brought to a halt by an accident in a single line.
Having said that, I think I'm a little too paranoid about letting my car drive itself. Not for any "Minority Report" big brother reasons, but simply because all it takes is one screw-up and that's the ball game. While I understand computers can react faster than any human, it's not the reflex I question. It's the programming