Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Self-Driving Cars Get Into Accidents In California

Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars on the roads in California have gotten into accidents, according to KBOI12.com. While there is very little information available regarding the collisions, except that they were all minor, it appears that human error may be to blame for the accidents. Google and Delphi both say their cars were not at fault in any accidents.

Even so, some people are worried about the collisions, as a chief selling point for self-driving cars is safety. There's more information on this story at the link.

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