Electric vehicles, pros and cons. Have your say.

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Interesting (to a boring cunt like me) watching Motorway on c5 last night about the highways agency wombles - they carry wedge shaped sliders to allow them to tow vehicles that are in gear or park, but they aren’t allowed to touch any electric car that has any visible damage so they can’t tow it away.
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From today's King's Speech:

"Automated Vehicles Bill

What’s the point? This will set the legal framework for self-driving vehicles — including only allowing those that “can follow all road traffic rules,” setting up fines and corrective action for firms if things go wrong, and establishing an accident investigation regime.

People will also be given immunity from prosecution if they are sitting behind the wheel when a self-driving vehicle crashes. Public nervousness is likely, but the industry has been pushing hard for legislation and this sets a high bar before a car is deemed to be driving itself."
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When is a self driving car a self driving car?

When the legislators tell the manafacturers that they are.
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Jerzy Woking wrote: Tue Nov 07, 2023 3:32 pm When is a self driving car a self driving car?

When the legislators tell the manafacturers that they are.
https://www.faistgroup.com/news/autonom ... es-levels/

Level 0: no driving automation
Level 1: driver assistance
Level 2: partial driving automation
Level 3: conditional driving automation
Level 4: high driving automation
Level 5: full driving automation
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Thanks for that, very interesting.

Thank God it will never get to motorbikes
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Jerzy Woking wrote: Tue Nov 07, 2023 4:23 pm
Thank God it will never get to motorbikes
You sure?





Won't be any point owning a bike at that point though & I'm sure they'll have been outlawed by then anyway.
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Useful for left hand bends?
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I'll never own a BMW
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Most owners only ride them on the motorways from what I see.
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Without fail, every electric car owner I've been out to, to fit a towbar has the same line.

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