Self-Driving Cars Probably Aren't Ready For General Use, And May Not Be For A While

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 12:24pm
Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 9:05am

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Progress on self-driving cars continues as technology advances into the realm of self-driving trucks and grocery delivery, but some observers recommend pumping the brakes on our expectations for how soon we’ll see them in broad use.

Earlier this summer, Neal Boudette of the New York Times wrote a piece titled "Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future.'"

The Show spoke with him and asked whether we should be surprised that self-driving cars aren’t actually right around the corner.

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