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http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/how-cyclists-guide-dogs-are-reacting-rise-self-driving-cars-1647645

How cyclists and guide dogs are reacting to the rise of self-driving cars
Guide Dogs has also raised concerns about electric and autonomous cars.   
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"Contrary to popular belief, it is up to guide dog owners rather than guide dogs to make the decision of when it is safe to cross roads, using their hearing to detect whether cars are approaching," the submission reads. "It is therefore essential that vehicles are audibly detectable for guide dog owners to be able to cross roads safely."
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