Despite four states having already passed legislation to allow autonomous cars, once the technology is fully there, Jason ‘Lurch’ Bishop does not (cannot) believe that self-driving cars will ever be legal on American roads; at least not in our lifetime.
Twenty percent of drivers say they would buy a fully computer-operated vehicle, and 90 percent would switch to an autonomous vehicle if they could get cheaper car insurance.
In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.
A new study says self-driving cars and trucks hold the potential to transform driving by eliminating the majority of traffic deaths, significantly reducing congestion and providing tens of billions of dollars in economic benefits.
Nissan Motor Co. says it will make cars that drive themselves by 2020.