71 percent are afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle.
Advanced safety systems require specific glass calibrations.
Auto club says tech frequently failed in tests — constant vigilance required.
It's running in Maryland and cities in 5 other states.
The chance of a fatality rises dramatically.
Researchers say new- and used-car buyers need more education.
For most, full-time ride hailing is more than twice as expensive as owning a car.
They're not perfect, but they are an improvement
A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that hit-and-run crashes killed 2,049 people in the U.S. in 2016, a record high and a 60 percent increase since 2009. Unsurprisingly, most of the victims — nearly 65 percent — were pedestrians or bicyclists.
Just 13 percent of survey respondents said they would feel safer sharing the road with autonomous vehicles.
Sleep-impaired drivers could be involved in 328,000 crashes a year.
Large vehicles are rather pricey.
Mighty AI will also open a Detroit office in the Techstars Mobility space.
Consider paying a bit more for synthetic.
AAA cites data saying Tesla Model S and Model X drivers make more claims, and the repair costs are higher, than other 'large luxury' vehicles.