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    Driverless cars and the 5 ethical questions on risk, safety and trust we still need to answer
     21 March 2018
    The first pedestrian death involving a self-driving car highlights the many ethical challenges posed by autonomous vehicles. Can we trust driverless cars to make the right choice on the road?
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    Uber self-driving car accident: Who's to blame when there's no driver?
    20 Mar: In conventional cars, the answer is usually simple: the driver is responsible because they are in control. But when it comes to autonomous vehicles, it isn't so clear cut., write Raja Jurdak and Salil S. Kanhere.... more
    Driverless car death was 'likely to occur'
    20 Mar: The first fatal accident involving a driverless car was always likely to occur, a New Zealand technology expert says, but the innovation will continue.... more
    Motorcyclist dies in Canterbury crash
    20 Mar: A motorcyclist has died in a crash with a truck near Rolleston in Canterbury, as the official road toll hits 92 for 2018.... more
    'Heroic' drivers save lives in fiery crash
    20 Mar: The "heroic actions" of those who braved a fiery wreck at a fatal Northland crash to save the lives of those still alive has earned high praise from police.... more
    App aims to reduce young driver accidents
    19 Mar: An app designed to improve the driving skills of young, restricted licence drivers has won a Transport Agency competition.... more
    NZ company joins driverless vehicle trials
    18 Mar: New Zealand's first locally designed and built driverless vehicles are soon to be trialled on the streets of Christchurch.... more
    Auckland driver dies after crane crash
    16 Mar: A man has died in hospital after being involved in a crash between a car and a crane in west Auckland on Thursday.... more
    Desert Road closing later in month
    15 Mar: The New Zealand Transport Agency says a closure of State Highway 1's Desert Road, scheduled for Thursday, will now take place on March 26.... more
    Gisborne crash passenger dies in hospital
    15 Mar: A passenger who received critical injuries in a single car crash in Gisborne has died in hospital and the driver has been charged with driving offences.... more

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