This is negligent rubbish. It assumes public shadow and safety driving is the best way to do this, that the lives lost is necessary and for the greater and that simulation cannot replace most of this. NONE of that is accurate.

Have you told your employees they have to avoid disengaging and sacrifice their lives so accident scenario threads are fully tested, especially those that have to be best handled because they cannot be avoided?

Public shadow and safety driving, is untenable, has killed seven people to date for no reason and will kill thousands more when accident scenarios are learned. It is impossible to drive the one trillion miles or spend over $300B to stumble and restumble on all the scenarios necessary to complete the effort. In addition the process harms people for no reason. This occurs two ways. The first is through handover or fall back. A process that cannot be made safe for most complex scenarios, by any monitoring and notification system, because they cannot provide the time to regain proper situational awareness and do the right thing the right way, especially in time critical scenarios. The other dangerous area is training the systems to handle accident scenarios. In order do that AV makers will have to run thousands of accident scenarios thousands of times.That will cause thousands of injuries and deaths.

The solution is to switch 99.9% of this to DoD simulation technology. All informed and validated by real-world data. Not the massively inferior gaming engine based systems this industry uses now. These have significant real-time and model fidelity flaws in complex scenarios.

Proposal for Successfully Creating an Autonomous Ground or Air Vehicle

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