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Here's why self-driving cars should save the pedestrian. 

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Here's the rationale:

"You could sacrifice the car. You could, but then the people you’ve saved initially, you don’t know what happens to them after that in situations that are often very complex, so you save the ones you know you can save,” Christoph von Hugo, Mercedes’s manager of driver assistance systems, told Car and Driver in an interview published last week. “If you know you can save at least one person, at least save that one. Save the one in the car.”
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