"We have the technology to do it, but I don't think we have the vision to do it," said University of Washington-Bothell professor Tyler Folsom.
The Washington DOT says driverless cars could be a way of fixing disastrous commutes. These cars could reduce accidents caused by distracted drivers. And there could be improved efficiencies as well.
"You really could push a lot of vehicles through and they all brake in advance of an incident and accelerate at the same time, you didn't have that stop and go. Theoretically, yeah, it's great stuff," said Mark Leth, WSDOT engineer.
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