Caution Light Flashing for Self-Driving Cars

May 9, 2018

5/7/18 – Recent accidents involving self-driving cars have rekindled debate about regulating their use and prompted one state to require companies testing them to more fully report glitches that occur. In Issues, an analyst who focuses on governance of emerging technologies recently took a deep look at how self-driving cars may change the world in ways both anticipated and unexpected, and he proposed that any new rules should be flexible while ensuring that the vehicles are safe, broadly accessible, and avoid problematic unintended consequences.