Old 8th Dec 2018, 19:05
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G-CPTN
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Originally Posted by Pontius Navigator View Post
How would an autonomous vehicle cope with snow and ice?
I grew up (and now live) adjacent to a rural area that is subject to significant winter weather conditions. Some roads have no 'boundaries' - just open countryside (no kerbs or definable edges - just snow-posts to show the snowplough driver where to aim.
And conditions can vary immensely ove a short distance - we can have no snow where I live whilst the road can be blocked by drifts a couple of miles away (up the valley side).
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