They’re Racking up the Miles, but Are Self-Driving Cars Getting Safer?


Headlines about robot cars this week make the driverless revolution seem imminent, and yet still a long way off.

It’s a big week for robot cars. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is in Detroit today to talk about how the Obama administration plans to smooth the path to getting autonomous cars on the road. The year 2020 keeps being reported as a year when that might happen, though that’s now less than four years away.

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