According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 93 percent of all traffic accidents result from human error. If cars are smart enough to avoid accidents — and many researchers working on these cars believe they will be — the multibillion-dollar car insurance industry could completely change and be reimagined.
I wish journalists would talk to futurists when waving their hands about the future. Here’s a piece about the future of cities via-a-vis driverless cars that does not even try to correlate this trend with other salient ones, like millenenials dislike of cars and the hollowing out of suburbia. As a result, this piece is all over the place.