Human error is the culprit in 93 percent of automobile crashes — including the pileup last weekend that left Tracy Morgan in critical condition, caused, prosecutors say, by a truck driver who had been awake for 24 hours.
Robots, on the other hand, don’t need to sleep. Nor do they get drunk or distracted by cellphones. That is why Marc Andreessen, the venture capitalist, wrote on Twitter about the accident, with his usual bravado, “
Self-driving cars and trucks are a moral imperative.”
How much safer would driving be if robots replaced humans on the roads?
The Latest on: Self-driving cars
via Google News
The Latest on: Self-driving cars
- Self-driving tech could be used on buses to squeeze more of them onto N.J. roadson December 2, 2019 at 6:03 am
The idea has been around since 2016, but now Port Authority officials want to develop the technology to see if it is possible. Technology that’s made self-driving cars and trucks possible could be ...
- The 5 most fuel-efficient cars on the road today — and the 4 least fuel-efficient oneson December 2, 2019 at 5:43 am
Fuel efficiency has improved dramatically in recent years. The average car sold in the United States gets an average of around 25 miles per gallon.
- 12 most anticipated new cars and trucks of 2020: These upcoming vehicles are ones to watchon December 2, 2019 at 5:22 am
General Motors, Ford, Tesla, Porsche and Volkswagen are among the automakers poised to roll out new electric vehicles as competition heats up in a segment that still represents fewer than 1 in 50 ...
- Blocked bike paths, stop signs and self-driving carson December 1, 2019 at 10:45 pm
WAITING FOR THE FULLY SELF-DRIVING CAR: And after my Nov. 10 column on self-driving technology, Mara L.S. Browning emails: “I would embrace self-driving cars if I didn’t have to monitor the car. Every ...
- Wheels begin to turn on self-driving car legislationon December 1, 2019 at 6:00 am
Congress has yet to roll out comprehensive legislation that would create federal standards for self-driving cars this year, but the wheels have started turning on new efforts to draw up policy.
- Self-Driving Cars Were Supposed to Be Here Already — Here’s Why They Aren’ton November 30, 2019 at 5:17 pm
More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before. Yet a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn’t exist. And it’s not clear if, or when, our driverless future will ...
- Self-driving cars were supposed to be here already — here's why they aren't and when they should arriveon November 30, 2019 at 11:02 am
More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before. Yet a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn't exist. And it's not clear if, or when, our driverless future will ...
- Why we don't have self-driving cars yeton November 30, 2019 at 11:00 am
More companies are trying to bring self-driving cars to the masses than ever before, but a truly autonomous vehicle still doesn't exist. It's not clear if, or when, our driverless future will arrive.
- Why You’ll Be Thankful And Leave A Tip After Riding In A Self-Driving Caron November 28, 2019 at 7:49 am
Here’s an interesting question to consider: Will we give out tips when ridesharing is being performed by true self-driving cars? Your first thought might be that it makes absolutely no sense ...
- MIT refines self-driving cars' algorithm to make them drive like humanson November 27, 2019 at 8:05 am
The MIT's AI tech rates how selfish you are on the road.
via Bing News