[GRLUG] Drivers License for a CAR?????

Jeff DeFouw mrj at plorb.com
Tue May 8 13:14:48 EDT 2012

On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 12:37:43PM -0400, John-Thomas Richards wrote:
> On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 04:15:15PM +0000, Nathan Phillip Brink wrote:
> > On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 11:32:13AM -0400, Casey DuBois wrote:
> > > @PopSci The always-progressive state of Nevada just issued a driver's
> > > license to...a self-driving car made by Google.
> > > 
> > > http://www.popsci.com/cars/article/2012-05/nevada-issues-drivers-license-googles-self-driving-car?cmpid=tw
> > 
> > Seems to suggest that the car itself would be responsible for any
> > driving errors it makes. So, who gets blamed if it gets into an
> > accident?
> Nevada requires a million-dollar insurance policy for the car.  (I
> didn't read the cited article, but another article specified that
> requirement.)

Another article also said that there had to be two humans in the car at 
all times, with one in the driver seat.  This only makes way for further 
development in Nevada.  The popsci article says you could see one go by 
without a driver today... only if it's parked and you're the one moving!

Jeff DeFouw <mrj at plorb.com>

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