Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Need To Be Mandatory

What we haven’t factored in was that there are technologies on the road today that would have prevented that accident when she was 18. Automatic emergency braking would have kept even the younger her from hitting the drug dealer at the weird intersection. Years later, when the old lady literally ran her off the road, vehicle stability systems (which have gotten a lot better) would have kept her from spinning out on the gravel. Plus, the old lady (assuming she wasn’t in an AV) would have had collision avoidance and a blind spot warning keep her from running the second woman off the road in the first place.