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Should drunks be allowed to ‘drive’ autonomous cars?

Driverless cars almost certainly look the way of the future.

But at what point would you trust one to get you home safely?

A number of questions have been raised as technology advances.

An independent advisory board called the The National Transport Commission is looking at the issue.

They’ve released a discussion paper, questioning whether people in driverless cars should be exempt from drink-driving laws.

“The question is at what point does the person become a passenger, not a driver,” project manager Marcus Burke asked Neil Mitchell.

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