Most people — based upon the publication of accidents involvingdriverless cars — erroneously believe that driverless cars (sometimes called autonomous vehicles) will increase accidents.In fact, the opposite is true.

According to the National Highway TrafficAdministration over 90 percent of auto accidents are caused byhuman error. So taking control of the car away from the driver,will reduce both the frequency and severity of accidents accordingto the Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss DataInstitute (IIHS).

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