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How Can We Make Driverless Cars Safe for Pedestrians?

Right now, there are two ways to be safe crossing a road: wait until no cars are close by, so there’s enough time to make it to the other side of the street — or communicate with oncoming drivers. As the number of pedestrian deaths on U.S. roads climbs, up 25 percent since 2010 to more than 5,000 people in 2015, the dawn of driverless cars offers the promise of improving that sad safety record.

Whether we’re at a crosswalk, a traffic light, or just walking out in the middle of the road, we’ve learned since we were young that it’s important Lees verder

Via:: Artikelen van Futurism.com