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­­­Will self-driving cars really be a cure-all for transport problems? Don’t be silly

Iain Reeve
18 August 2017
Iain Reeve
Iain Reeve

 

Whenever we talk about autonomous vehicles, a little alarm bell goes off in my head. No, not the safety one – I am sure that boffins in white coats with pens in their top pockets will sort out the safety issues. We will probably all be safer with the Terminator driving behind us, rather than with the human idiot who decides that he has an unnatural fondness for my back bumper at 70mph on the M25.

The little mental alarm bell is the one that sounds whenever we’re getting too excited...

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