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Gravdigr 05-18-2015 02:20 PM

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Filename says 'Russian Segway':

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Gravdigr 05-19-2015 11:53 AM

Unk! Pull Mangani!!

Lamplighter 05-19-2015 01:14 PM

I wonder if there is more than one of these rigs.
Yesterday on a PDX freeway, I drove along side of one (unloaded) that looked just like that.

fargon 05-19-2015 01:21 PM

There EVERYWHERE, run you can't hide. Save yourself.

xoxoxoBruce 05-19-2015 01:37 PM

And that one is only a baby, don't get between it and it's mama.

Griff 05-20-2015 06:28 AM

Ran into Mama on a little road here a couple months ago. I think she was hauling a transformer for the new gas-fired power plant in Asylum Township...

xoxoxoBruce 06-03-2015 01:44 PM

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What could go wrong?

glatt 06-03-2015 01:56 PM

They would have an easier time if they connected 234 to 66 so they could make it a loop.

Clodfobble 06-03-2015 02:00 PM

And so it begins.

I am now sure that my next purchased vehicle will be a self-driving one (currently drive a 2012 model, so plenty of years left, but I drive it 20,000+ miles per year, so not as many years as you might think.)

glatt 06-03-2015 02:07 PM

I've been pondering the automated car vs. jaywalking pedestrian problem. Once pedestrians know a car will stop for them, they will step out in front of it, even if the traffic signals say not to.

So I bet eventually, the cars will also have cameras, and government facial recognition will get to the point that tickets will be mailed to jaywalkers.

xoxoxoBruce 06-03-2015 02:24 PM

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Originally Posted by glatt (Post 930089)
They would have an easier time if they connected 234 to 66 so they could make it a loop.

Mister Speaker, as the representative of the great community of Wellington, where much of the Governor's loyal support resides, I most strongly object to the burden of this travesty upon our Grandmothers, Mothers, babies, and puppies/kittens.

Lamplighter 06-03-2015 03:14 PM

I would think Google and Apple have enough $ to build their own test loop
and hire 10,000 drivers and 4000 pedestrians to get in their way.

I also wonder how they will handle "real drivers" using hand motions inside their cars
to indicate they are giving/taking their right of way.
... after all that is why the front windshields can not be darkened glass

I guess I'm also just glad you people in the East are the guinea pigs,
and will be the ones who work out/in the kinks [pun intended]

xoxoxoBruce 06-03-2015 06:24 PM

Google has already racked up nearly a million miles in CA, NV, MI, and FL.

glatt 06-03-2015 07:38 PM

I drove alongside one in CA for a block or so.

Gravdigr 06-10-2015 01:19 PM

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Because there's no telling how muddy it is at the sematary:

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