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Self-Driving Cars and the Law of Canada$60.00 – $96.00
A design state intended to deal with a failure or an inability of a system to deal with a problem — a safe state to which a system is to revert in the event of a failure of the system. For example, an AV may fail-safe by coming to a safe stop at the side of a road when it cannot determine another safe reaction to conditions on the roadway.