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In recent history several terrorist attacks have been executed by hijacking lorries and driving them into groups of people. An autonomous driving system can be used to prevent such attacks, by taking control away from the driver when there are people in front of the vehicle which would be run over if the vehicle does not change course. However, such a feature also would make a vehicle vulnerable to hijacking -- a person or group of people only need to stand in front of the vehicle to stop it and then proceed to overpower the driver. The driving AI system would need to be able to decide autonomously when to take control from the driver in people-ahead situations.