Bryan Reimer Explains Why We Don't Have Self-Driving Cars Yet

by Adam Felts

As it turns out, making a vehicle that can operate itself, outside, in the real world, without killing its occupants and everything around it, is hard. That difficulty is compounded by layers of legal, financial, and even psychological challenges. All of those things add up to a scenario where true self-driving cars are years, if not decades, away. To get a better feel for why that is, automotive journalist Chris Teague went to Bryan Reimer, an MIT research scientist and the Associate Director of the New England University Transportation Center.

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Adam Felts

Adam Felts is a researcher and writer at the MIT AgeLab. He conducts research on the experiences of family caregivers and the future of financial advice. He received his Master's in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Boston University in 2014 and his Master's of Theological Studies from Boston University in 2019.

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