The best way to get driverless cars on the road is to make them less conservative


Hakan Samuelsson, the CEO of Volvo recently said it was
“irresponsible” to put autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the road if
they were not sufficiently safe, because that would erode trust
among the public and regulators. He’s right, of course; to a
point. But focusing on safety alone could seriously hamper the
progress of AVs, and could actually lead to less safe conditions
for motorists overall, counterintuitive as that sounds. By
designing AVs to follow only the safest of protocols we risk
gridlock and increased numbers of frustrated human drivers making
dangerous driving decisions out of frustration, or ‘bullying’
AVs they…


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The best way to get driverless cars on the road is to make them less conservative