The Sacramento Bee reports on the ongoing saga of self-driving cars (although it's not so much a saga, as a widely anticipated technological development). From a safety standpoint, it's hard to argue against a transportation system that will no longer have error-prone human beings behind the wheel.
But a self-driving car future is still a ways off. Jim Miller with the Sacramento Bee attributes two general factors on this:
· That sometimes the vehicles crash
· The autonomous tech disengages on its own from time to time