Mercedes-Benz admits automated driverless cars would run over a CHILD rather than swerve and risk injuring the passengers inside



Driverless cars would hit a child on the street if it meant saving the people inside the vehicle, Mercedes-Benz Australia says.
The luxury car brand's Australian branch has answered the moral dilemma of who a driverless car would save if it was faced with running over a child or swerving into a car and potentially killing the passengers.   
'If there is someone literally jumping in front of you, in that circumstance, there's nothing technology can do except reduce speed of impact,' Mercedes-Benz Australia spokesman David McCarthy told The Australian. 
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14 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 50
Source: Daily Mail
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