The Automobile Association of America’s (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety recently sent out a report that showed that drivers may rely too much on their vehicles’ driving assistance systems without understanding their limitations. That is because the companies that develop these systems market them with misleading brand names that might lead drivers to believe the technology is more advanced than it really is.
In his video message that was broadcast during the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai, China, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he foresees Level 5 cars, also known as self-driving vehicles, hitting the road before the end of 2020. “I remain confident that we will have the basic functionality for Level 5 autonomy complete this year,” he said.
The National Safety Council (NSC) has named June as National Safety Month. One of the aspects that the organization focuses on is road safety. If you have a junk car that is way too old, either because it no longer runs as well as it should, or there are no safety features to protect you in a crash, Gershow will buy that unsafe vehicle from you.