03/11/10 90 W - + 4 - 5 Reality Check on Unintended Acceleration


Speaking of cars driving themselves, which we really weren't speaking about, but, hey, let's pretend we were, here's a nifty New York Times editorial by a psychology professor who makes a convincing case that unintended acceleration is a human problem instead of mechanical defect. Yup, it's exactly as you might suspect. People pressing the accelerator when they think they're pressing the brake. The car starts moving fast, they press the "brake" harder, and, zoom, there you go. Read the perspective. It's good stuff.



“Moving Forward” (whether you want to or not, and at a break neck speed)
Donaldson - 03/11/10 - 23:08

Here’s a thought- PUT IT IN NEUTRAL
J.Boggs - 03/11/10 - 23:10



  
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