Self-Driving Cars Get Push Issues in Science and Technology


Facing recent setbacks, including deadly accidents and public protests, advocates of self-driving cars have joined in what they call an educational campaign to help "consumers and decision-makers understand the technology, its current state and its future potential." Issues has taken several sharp looks at self-driving cars, with authors arguing that they should not be advanced in a hasty dash for commercial profit, and that new rules are needed to encourage their development while ensuring their safety and broad accessibility.