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How will self-driving cars affect riders?

Riders have been invited to make submissions on road rules about the coming revolution of automated self-driving vehicles. The National Transport Commission (NTC) is considering how Australian governments should amend driver laws to facilitate the introduction of automated vehicles. However, their press release said they were asking road transport agencies, police, and industry to  make …

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Inter-vehicle ‘talk’ may benefit riders

America has mandated vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications technology in all new cars, but riders also want the technology to recognise motorcycles. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) says the technology can benefit all road users, but they demand to be included in the discussion, planning and implementation of the policies and regulations governing the rollout. It follows …

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Motorcycles factored into driverless tests?

Motorcycles will now be considered in European driverless tests in the wake of a female rider being rear-ended by an automated Tesla S under test in Norway. While the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative is yet to identify the dangers to riders, European authorities have now agreed to cooperate with motorcyclist organisations and conduct their own test …

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Automated cars coming too soon for riders

Road safety nannies seem obsessed with introducing automated vehicles as a panacea to resolving the road toll, according to motorcycle and artificial intelligence experts. Their comments follow a recent crash in which an automated Tesla S rear-ended and injured a female motorcyclist in Norway while undergoing on-road testing. It has prompted official concerns about whether testing …

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Will automated vehicles make riding safer?

The world of driverless and automated vehicles is not far away with three motorcycle companies collaborating, the first test of an automated truck on public roads and one Australian state and four American states now allowing them on public roads. BMW Motorrad, Honda and Yamaha have announced they are now collaborating to developed “connected motorcycles” which means they will …

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