14 Mar '13, 8pm

MT @driverlesscarhq: Why your car is a better driver than you. Non-tech argument for self-driving cars #RealITS

It came to my attention while working on an article about intelligent systems in cars that people might be a tad touchy when it comes to talking about letting cars do the work when driving. I’m not talking about infotainment systems or fancy doodads. I’m talking about systems that could greatly improve the safety of cars: steering wheels that vibrate when you’re about to drive off the road; safety belts that tighten when you need to be hitting the brakes; side mirrors that blink when someone is in your blind spot and you’re about to change lanes; multi-camera systems so you can see 360° around your car; rear-view cameras so you can see behind you; and cars that communicate with each other to avoid crashes. I’ve heard ALL the excuses, complaints, and protests: What if the brakes engage when they’re not supposed to? What if my car isn’t smarter than me? I’m a better driver t...

Full article: http://www.ecnmag.com/blogs/2013/02/why-your-car-better-d...

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