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Driverless cars 'could lead to complacency'

Published on Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:00:42 AM in BBC

Certain types of driverless vehicles may not be safe, peers have warned.Over-reliance on technology could mean drivers react slowly to taking back control of a semi-autonomous vehicle in an emergency, they said.However, the Lords Science and Technology Committee noted that some technology could reduce accidents caused ...

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