“Mushy Middle” Threatens Driverless Roadways

– CNBC, JUNE 2 2015, FEAT. PROF. BRYANT WALKER SMITH:

Before America’s roadways become safer, they first could get more treacherous.

Vehicle automation is occurring at a breakneck pace. Already, self-parking and braking technologies in new cars are becoming commonplace. Driverless cars made by Google have already taken to the highways. Just last month, Freightliner and Daimler unveiled the first tractor-trailer approved to drive itself down Nevada freeways.