30 Sep '16, 3am

[Mothership] Are self-driving cars really such a big deal?

[Mothership] Are self-driving cars really such a big deal?

On a related note, consider that self-driving vehicles are a godsend to elderly pedestrians. Traffic accidents involving the elderly have been on the rise in recent years, such that the authorities have introduced Silver Zones – road crossings which have lower speed limits, new road markings and curved sections – which force drivers to slow down. Taking away the (error prone) human element in driving will definitely make it safer for the elderly – a group of citizens which are projected to form the bulk of our population in the future.

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