Environmental impact of autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles and their advantages to the society have been talked about a lot recently. On the flip side, a lot has been said about how it will affect the employment and livelihood of people who depend on transport related jobs.

While these two sides represent the black and white of the impact of autonomous vehicles, the undeniable advantage is the environmental impact. With fewer vehicles on the road and the ones on the road being utilized efficiently, fewer traffic congestions and emissions will be the prize at the end.

Will self-driving cars meet the ever increasing expectations?

A few weeks ago, one of Google's self-driving cars got into a little fender-bender in Mountain View, home of SenseGrow. A lot has been said about the long road ahead for self-driving cars when it comes to safety. Some interesting views were highlighted here.