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Why railroad crossings are a grave danger for self-driving cars

(Source: Forbes, September 19, 2019)

NEW YORK — Since human drivers seem to be lacking in vigilance when crossing over railroad tracks, maybe we can solve the problem via the advent of self-driving cars. This brings up an interesting question: Will AI-driven self-driving cars be safer than human drivers when it comes to dealing with railroad crossings? The answer is maybe, rather than an outright and unequivocal yes, which I realize seems astonishing, so let’s unpack the matter.

Full story: www.forbes.com

Thursday, September 19, 2019

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