Autonomous or self-driven vehicles are the imminent future – no more is it in the what-if zone. Almost all car manufacturers have publicly committed to bringing driverless cars into the mainstream from 2019 onwards. Yet, debate continues to rage on the safety features of these vehicles – the key issue being that will they be safe as robot drivers cannot make the same judgement calls that humans can.
This infographic explains the scope of the debate (as explained in the trolley problem), and car manufacturers’ views on how human instinct compares with technological foolproof systems.
Infographic Source: Autonomous Vehicles & the Trolley Problem by Select Car Leasing