A Mix Of Human-Driven And Robot Cars On The Road Will Probably Be A Disaster
The supposed argument for autonomous vehicles is that they will cut back on fatalities stemming from car crashes by over 90 percent. That cheery-eyed view masks an important point: It’ll be a long time before—if ever—that roads will be totally dominated by robot cars. For a while, it’ll be a blend of manually-operated and autonomous vehicles. And according to a new study from the Governors Highway Safety Association, that’s a problem.