Self-driving cars have claimed their first pedestrian fatality, a woman in Tempe, Ariz., who was struck and killed by an Uber vehicle traveling in autonomous mode. Weren’t self-driving cars supposed to be safer than those piloted by fallible humans?
"How Safe Are Driverless Cars? Unfortunately, It’s Too Soon to Tell." is from the March 20, 2018 Opinion section of The Washington Post. It was written by Megan McArdle and narrated by Sam Scholl.