In 2018, the World Health Organization reported that road traffic injuries were the leading killer of people ages five to 29. An estimated 1.35 million deaths worldwide were due to vehicle crashes. One possible solution to this problem:
Don’t let humans drive.
In 94% of the cases, the driver was at fault. Driverless cars are expected to drastically reduce crash-related deaths. Here’s proof.
Self-driving cars are far from perfect, but in addition to reducing crashes, driverless cars are expected to bring benefits like higher productivity, better traffic management, and reduced energy consumption. …
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