Google, meanwhile, is investing millions in autonomous driving software, and its driverless cars have become a familiar sight on the highways around Silicon Valley over the last several years. One of the main reasons behind developing such a technology is to reduce road accidents and traffic congestion.
If we think about it, we humans actually make terrible drivers. We lack clarity in making judgement calls and as a result run into trees or traffic lights and other vehicles on road. Sometimes medical conditions like blind spots, seizures, heart attacks or just leg cramps also lead to accidents.