Self Driving Cars and Speed Limits

Speed Limit News

Google revealed in 2014 that their self driving cars are able to go faster than the speed limits posted. This is an interesting break from how computers traditionally function, where they follow a strict set of rules. Google is allowing their prototype self driving cars to bend the rules to better keep up with traffic and adapt to the circumstances on the road. While they have the ability to exceed the speed limits, the Department of Transportation stated that they would not be adjusting speed limits specifically for self driving cars.

What do you think? Should we have a new set of rules for self driving cars to reflect their advantages and disadvantages? Or should they slow down and follow the rest of us?

– Elias P., Junior Speed Limit Archivist


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