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Stop hitting the horn, the robot at the wheel can't hear or see you

As more companies put robo-cars on the road, people are finding out that robots don't drive like motorists - they drive like, well, robots.

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A Chevrolet Bolt EV test pilot autonomous vehicle. Human drivers keep running into self-driving vehicles because robots don't drive like most motorists.

AS car accidents go, it wasn't much: 12 minutes before noon on a cool June day, a Chevrolet Bolt was rear-ended as it crawled from a stop light in downtown San Francisco.

What made this fender bender noteworthy was the Bolt's driver: a computer. In California, where companies such as...

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