The Pros And Cons Of Driverless Vehicles

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Eventually, there will be many driverless vehicles on the road, but technology isn 't always something to rely on. When a pedestrian wants to get to the other side of the street, they look to their left and right to make sure there the way is safe. After making sure there are no vehicles coming, they cross. On the other hand, a passenger in a driverless car wanted to get to their destination and relies on the technology to get them there on time. But as the then get near the crosswalk the car acts differently and all of a sudden goes faster crashing into the pedestrian and still doesn 't stop. Who is it to blame? In the year of 1939, General Motors (GM) already thought of having driverless vehicles on the road. So they showed this idea at the New York’s World Fair, the exhibit was…show more content…
Transportation jobs start to decrease and this will hurt the economic system. Like garbage trucks workers, two jobs can easily turn into one job, providing fewer jobs than needed. When jobs disappear and when there are more driverless vehicles on the road and from then, many things will change. There will be differences in everyday activities. Driverless vehicles threaten to dramatically reduce America 's 1.7 million trucking jobs (Halper). Without transportation jobs, people will be outraged and be hurt financially when they are innocent. On the other hand, driverless can be helpful. They might possibly reduce car accidents because the computers are concentrated and respond quickly. They are equipped with well-programming that allows for a safe and focused ride. “Deaths due to auto accidents are up 14 percent in the past two years, up to about 40,000 a year, after almost 50 years of generally steady declines” (Filler). Driverless vehicles can be safe for the roads because they are concentrated only on the road, unlike humans they won 't be distracted or

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