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Could travel sickness put the brakes on driverless cars?


Publication date: 09 April 2015


Human frailty could put the brakes on the hi-tech world of driverless cars, with travel sickness expected to be a major problem in automated vehicles.

A new study from the University of Michigan predicts a 27.8% rise in the number of people suffering from nausea, dizziness and vomiting when travelling in vehicles in which computers do the driving.

Rather than ushering in a new era of motoring, autonomous vehicles could rekindle childhood memories of long car journeys punctuated by queasiness and emergency roadside stops.

Read the full story on the Telegraph



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