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    It's like living in the future...

    BMW built a self-riding motorcycle to help develop safety tech - Roadshow

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    "BMW seems to feel that it's close to being able to equip its bikes with things like automatic emergency braking and active lane-keep assist which could be neat from a technical perspective. However, as someone that rides a motorcycle in traffic on a near-daily basis, the idea that someone is inattentive on a motorcycle to the point where the machine would need to intervene is totally counter to the basic tenets of safe (and fun) motorcycling."

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    dang.

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    Honda have been perfecting this for some time also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ackme View Post
    BMW built a self-riding motorcycle to help develop safety tech - Roadshow

    From the article:
    "BMW seems to feel that it's close to being able to equip its bikes with things like automatic emergency braking and active lane-keep assist which could be neat from a technical perspective. However, as someone that rides a motorcycle in traffic on a near-daily basis, the idea that someone is inattentive on a motorcycle to the point where the machine would need to intervene is totally counter to the basic tenets of safe (and fun) motorcycling."
    Maybe sending electric shocks, via the seat, when inattentive riding is sensed would be easier to get the riderís attention back again?

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