Experts Outline Dangerous Transition To Driverless Cars

Posted on October 9, 2015

The four deadliest days on American roadways have been the same, mostly in this order, for decades: July 4, July 3, December 23, and December 24.

This is tragic, but not surprising: Around the holidays, more people are on the roads, and more people are impaired by alcohol. About 40 percent of the traffic-related deaths in the two weeks leading up to New Year’s involve drunk drivers, according to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, compared with 30 percent overall throughout the year.

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