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Look, no hands! The driverless future of driving is here

CNN -- Will there be a time in our lives when cars don’t crash? When a Mustang can warn a BMW that it’s changing lanes – or when we can just sit back and relax and our cars will drive themselves?

Auto technology experts say “yes." And they say that some of those advances may happen quicker than you might think.

“We are seeing just seismic changes as we speak,” said Scott Belcher, president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America.

Founded in 1991 as an advisory committee to the U.S. Department of Transportation, ITSA is now an independent non-profit that advocates for technology that will improve the safety and efficiency of cars and trucks.


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Submitted Feb 23, 2012 By: PhilMils
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eye-spy
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2012 11:39:35 AM

This will certainly help the "Saloon" business!!

Whippee...Drivin' & Drinkin's back in style!!

:-)
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07skydriver
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2012 4:21:30 AM

Just stay home.
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335d1
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2012 4:00:13 AM

Taking the fun out of driving.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2012 3:00:30 AM

Texters will love it as well
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 11:11:00 PM

drunk drivers will love it
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 9:52:34 PM

OK
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Charley_7
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 8:57:08 PM

Give it another three decades. I look forward to sleeping in the driver's seat without incident.
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danindenver
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 8:32:20 PM

I want one now!
I'm just not getting enough sleep at home.
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Hoporrene
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 7:47:41 PM

thats a scary thought...but people are soo welling to give up living for themselves.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 7:45:53 PM

Might as well. People are too busy with their electronics and other things to drive.
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davenles
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 6:40:14 PM

Driving is independence and self reliance. I don't see anyone giving that up.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 6:19:37 PM

Not for me.....
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 5:09:11 PM

Thanks.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 4:14:20 PM

Very interesting.
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fowlcan
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 3:02:51 PM

The steering wheel fits my hand just fine... hopefully I will be too old to drive when all this happens.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 2:53:07 PM

Don't think so.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 2:30:06 PM

Driving is an American Pasttime.

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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:59:54 PM

If it is also gasless then I'm interested
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:57:14 PM

Driving is an American Pasttime.

If the American People want this, they should pay for it, not the Fed Govt.
This will turn out as a billion dollar boondoggle just like the Volt, Solyndra etc....

Need to defund the DOT, ITSA,
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:53:21 PM

If it happens in the future, and I can afford the gas, won't it be nice!
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Irishredneck4
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:28:51 PM

there goes the fun
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:27:50 PM

It is a matter of time with advancement of technology.
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:09:28 PM

no brains either...........
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 1:05:06 PM

No thanks.
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PhilMils
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2012 12:59:25 PM

With more consistent vehicle operation also comes better gas mileage. I, for one, would support such technologies.
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