so far the only recorded single incident is from a human driver crashing into the driverless car itself because the former backed up (or something of that sort) when it shouldn't have, sending it colliding with the latter.
I do totally support driverless cars, but this is untrue. Off the top of my head, I can think of an example with the Waymo car swerving when confronted by an unexpected sandbag barrier, hitting a bus in the process.
Google has reported 14 accidents with its driverless cars, the previously mentioned accident being the only one Google admits to being the fault of the driverless car.
There are also an unknown number of accident reports google throws out, on the basis of their simulations showing that the car would have been fine on its own.
Despite the vast majority of accidents being at the fault of other drivers, these incidents are still very relevant, as they indicate that the programs used have not yet reached the point of being completely viable. A computer may be a better driver, but at this time it simply cannot react to potential crashes to the degree a human can.
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