Should Tesla Take The Initiative To Better Monitor And Manage Driver Behavior With Autopilot?

Should Tesla Take The Initiative To Better Monitor And Manage Driver Behavior With Autopilot?

AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer writes in Forbes on whether the automotive industry should take a stronger role in ensuring the safe utilization of new vehicle technologies by consumers, with Tesla's Autopilot as a test case:

Just as outliers may be responsible for the majority of risky behavior associated with Autopilot, might Tesla be passively accepting undue risk compared to the rest of the market? Growing evidence suggests that Autopilot is placing drivers, and perhaps the automotive industry, in a precarious position. The aviation industry has long known that one airline’s accident impacts trust in all airlines.  

Read Dr. Reimer's thoughts in full on Forbes.