How safe are self-driving cars?

How safe are self-driving cars? And how safe should they be before they're widely used? Risk Bites dives into the safety of autonomous vehicles, and looks at how we make sense of their risks and benefits. With scientist and emerging technologies expert Andrew Maynard. The video is part of Risk Bites series on Public Interest Technology - technology in the service of public good. #selfdriving #safety #risk #cars USEFUL LINKS Safety in a World of Driverless Cars (Rand Corporation) https://www.rand.org/multimedia/audio/2018/02/15/safety-world-driverless-cars.html Why Waiting for Perfect Autonomous Vehicles May Cost Lives https://www.rand.org/blog/articles/2017/11/why-waiting-for-perfect-autonomous-vehicles-may-cost-lives.html After Tempe fatality, self-driving car developers must engage with public now or risk rejection https://theconversation.com/after-tempe-fatality-self-driving-car-developers-must-engage-with-public-now-or-risk-rejection-93681 Arizona Motor Vehicle Crash Facts 2016 https://www.azdot.gov/docs/default-source/mvd-services/2016-crash-facts.pdf Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State. 2017 Preliminary Data https://www.ghsa.org/sites/default/files/2018-02/pedestrians18.pdf Redefining "Safety" for Self-Driving Cars https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/redefining-ldquo-safety-rdquo-for-self-driving-cars/ Waymo Safety Report 2017 https://storage.googleapis.com/sdc-prod/v1/safety-report/waymo-safety-report-2017.pdf GM Safety Report 2018 https://www.gm.com/content/dam/gm/en_us/english/selfdriving/gmsafetyreport.pdf RISK BITES LITE Risk Bites Lite videos are shorter and lighter than regular Risk Bites videos - perfect for an injection of fun thoughts when you're not in the mood for anything too heavy! RISK BITES Risk Bites videos are devised, created and produced by Andrew Maynard, in association with the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society (http://sfis.asu.edu). They focus on issues ranging from risk assessment and evidence-based decision making, to the challenges associated with emerging technologies and opportunities presented by public interest technology. Risk Bites videos are produced under a Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA Backing tracks: Believe in Yourself by Olive Musique. https://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty-free-tracks/believe-in-yourself-2 Risk Bites is your guide to making sense of risk. We cover everything from understanding and balancing the risks and benefits of everyday products, to health science more broadly, to the potential impacts of emerging technologies, to making sense of risk perception. If you enjoy our videos, please subscribe, and spread the word! Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites

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