Humans get distracted, are prone to fatigue, drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol and are subject to emotional responses behind the wheel. Self-driving cars will be efficient, responsive and tested for many thousands of hours, in addition to having their systems continuously updated and refined based on real-world experiences and traffic data.Read More
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We Need More Than Guidelines From Uncle Sam
The U.S. National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration recently issued a set of guidelines for autonomous vehicles, also known as self-driving cars. This is a productive first step by the U.S. government to regulate this emerging technology. But more is needed. The excitement around this innovative technology needs to be balanced with the safety considerations.Read More