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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Driverless cars and Sudden Cardiac Arrest...
Driverless cars will be actively sold before the end of this decade. They will phase in over the following 20 years.
Recent evidence shows that the accident rate with a driverless car is far less than with a human at the wheel.
One consequence is that, if the "driver" is wearing a device such as iBeat, the car can re-route and head for the closest ER when that passenger / driver is recently clinically dead.