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Railroad Tracks

Discussion in 'Autonomous Vehicles' started by Steve3008, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Steve3008

    Steve3008 Member

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    I am curious how autonomous vehicles will deal with rail road track crossings without arms? I had watched a news program about rail road crossing safety and the next day I realized trees were obscuring the lights for a track I cross every day. I had not seen a train here at this time of days for years. A few days later there was a train I think that. News show saved my life. My question is how will autonomous cars deal with trains?
     
  2. kort677

    kort677 Banned

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    at this point in time the tesla AP system would not deal well with train crossings, you'd need to take control to avoid a collision.
     
  3. stopcrazypp

    stopcrazypp Well-Known Member

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    AP doesn't deal with any type of controlled intersection at the moment (traffic lights, stop sign, yield, etc) and railroad crossings certainly fall under this as something it doesn't deal with.
     

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