[LMB] not quite a haut bubble OT:

brazee howard at brazee.net
Wed Sep 1 02:42:45 BST 2021



> On Aug 31, 2021, at 7:27 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I've often thought it was interesting that Barrayar allowed its citizens to
> drive their own vehicles - see Ivan's penchant for terrifying speed.
> Perhaps the simple distinction is between groundcars and aircars - one of
> the reasons it's far, far easier to receive certification for ground
> vehicles vs. aerial ones in our world is that air travel requires more
> skill and potentially has even worse consequences if something goes wrong.
> Even if flying cars were affordable, I doubt many people would be permitted
> to qualify for them.

Or maybe it was just too hard to put limits on Vor.   


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