With the frequent news surrounding autonomous cars, it’s easy to start believing that we’re just a couple of years away from seeing them everywhere. But, that is just not the case. This tech is still very new in the public space, and adoption rates for new technology, no matter what it is, tend to be very slow.
There are a lot of new cars on the road right now that have semi-autonomous features, but they aren’t driverless cars. For fully self-driving vehicles to become prevalent on U.S. roads, there will need to be much more input on the federal level. Without it, a future self-driving car would likely have to change how it operates, or whether it operates at all, when it crosses state lines.
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