Will Self-Driving Cars Help Prevent St. Louis Car Accidents?
Many people are still suspicious of the life-saving potential that self-driving cars have, pointing to the fatalities that involve this type of vehicle. Whether it is because of distracted driving, driving under the influence, road rage, substance abuse, drowsy driving, speeding or simply a bad decision at the wrong moment, most serious car accidents are caused by a human error. According to an NHTSA study, up to 94% of crashes are caused by drivers, the rest of them being attributed to the vehicles, environment or other conditions. These statistics sparkle an exciting debate, especially now that self-driving cars are being tested in real life conditions and driving along regular vehicles. If we are to expect a future with more autonomous cars, could that mean that the statistics will change very soon? Many people are still suspicious of the life-saving potential that self-driving cars have, pointing to the fatalities that involve this type of vehicle. However, even when…
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