The Political Economy Of Autonomous Vehicles

In the 1960s flying cars, moving walkways, smart homes, smart watches, talking robots, video conferencing even tanning beds were things of the imagination. But just as we have seen cartoon far-fetched imagery from the Jetsons become real life available technology, we can see that autonomous vehicles will eventually be in wide use in passenger vehicles, buses, and trucks.

While the techies are fine-tuning the technology platform and insuring safety protocols governments should begin to turn to addressing the natural consequences from the wide use of the technology.

There is a Political Economy of Autonomous Vehicles.