Photo Control by Bernard Brown:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas

"This contribution from an English author, picturing the London of future days, and telling of Robots, has an application at the present time when automobile accidents are so frequent. We are always very glad to receive stories from abroad. It is so interesting to see how the science fiction world is treated by those whom we conceive, justly or unjustly, to be the more conservative English,"


('Photo Control' by Bernard Brown)
Violent braking, violent acceleration, sudden swerve,
spin round a corner, stopping, starting, all were carried out
with utter precision. And there were no accidents.

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Gyrocars with Photo-Electric Braking
Force the tires into maximum contact with the road, then use photo-electric sensors to control braking and turns.

Laws Against Human Drivers
The idea that autonomous vehicles should be the only cars on the road, for safety.

 

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