Everyday there are news reports about violent road range incidents. People punching out people. People shooting people. So my question is, when most cars are able to drive themselves, will self-driving cars eliminate road rage? After all, you can’t get mad at the “idiot” driver in another vehicle if there is no driver behind the wheel. Food for thought.
Interesting thought experiment.
I say no. So long as there is more than one manufacturer of driverless pods (which there had better be, otherwise monopoly) there will always be a person who is “right” yelling at someone who is “wrong” even if that is based on the driverless pod they chose.
It will likely quell some of the extreme examples though. Which is a good thing.
But, who then is responsible for the road transgressions, especially ones that end in accidents?