Quote of the Day: Cars Are Not Required to Have Drivers

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From the New York Times, after telling us that California, Nevada, and Florida have legalized driverless cars:

They are not explicitly illegal in other states, because there is no law that says cars must have drivers.

This is just as the founders envisioned it. After all, they didn’t require that horses have riders, did they?

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