Hidden Factor Steering For Trouble In Latest Elon Musk Versus Waymo Self-Driving Cars Squabble

There is an elephant in the room, but it seems as though nobody is noticing it.

In the ongoing push toward the fielding of self-driving cars, there is a crucial safety-related factor that has not gotten much attention and will regrettably and predictably become a sorrowful point and a colossal problem that will readily undermine and impede ongoing progress for self-driving cars.

The matter inadvertently and indirectly came up in the recently seen series of tweets between Elon Musk and Waymo that had to do with Waymo’s announcement of removing the back-up human drivers in their Phoenix-area self-driving showcase.