Wednesday March 16, 2016

Experts Warn Lawmakers About Self-Driving Cars: 'Someone Is Going To Die'

Experts are warning lawmakers that, when it comes to self-driving cars, "someone is going to die." This is compared to current vehicles in which no one has ever died.

The robot car revolution hit a speed bump on Tuesday as senators and tech experts sounded stern warnings about the potentially fatal risks of self-driving cars. "There is no question that someone is going to die in this technology," said Duke University roboticist Missy Cummings in testimony before the US Senate committee on commerce, science and transportation. "The question is when and what can we do to minimize that."