The motor industry is flushed with predictions that autonomous cars will reduce the crash rate. The most often used figure is to say that crashes will go down by 80%.
If this is the case then we should actively push towards the adoption of this new technology. Perhaps make people use it?
Will this mean an end to the age old method of actually controlling your car? The joy of driving?
Elon Musk, the American entrepreneur who is the driving force behind Tesla Electric vehicles suggests that there may come a time when you will be made to use the autonomous capability of your vehicle
Could this happen?
John Jamieson is the founder and Principle of Jamieson Foley who are specialists in crash investigations and expert witness advice and he joins us on the line.