Google’s Self-Driving Car Linked To First Collision Injury

Minor injuries have been reported by test drivers after one of Google’s self-driving cars was rear-ended by another vehicle, leaving many to question the safety of autonomous vehicles, though Google reps say the accident demonstrates that distracted driving, not automation, is the biggest danger on the road. What do you think?


“Rear-ended by another vehicle? I knew those things were death traps.”

Drew Morahan • Cream Infuser

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“Have Google engineers ever stopped to ask themselves what makes their car so tempting to ram into?”

Patrick Maddox • Masseuse Scheduler

“Looks like handing off every aspect of my daily life to Google will have to wait a few more years.”

Laura Munro • Joint Pathologist

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