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Drunk Driving Laws Should Be Reformed For People In Autonomous Cars

Original story at CleanTechnica• 4 mentions • 5 days ago

October 12th, 2017 by The BeamBeing under the influence of alcohol or drugs while in charge of a vehicle is rightly considered a big no-no. It’s dangerous and puts lives at risk. But what if the vehicle was autonomously driving itself, and you’re technically just a passenger? Should you be able to remain in charge of a vehicle, even when you’re drunk? Well, the Australian National Transport Commission (NTC) thinks the answer is yes. It’s all part of the continuous debate and wrangling over the future of regulations surrounding autonomous vehicles. We’re seeing an increasing amount of testing from a ...