Myth: Robotaxis will never be safe enough

 |  6 May 2024

False. Waymo’s taxi service, which reached 1 million rider-only miles driven in January 2023, released statistics that showed no reported injuries up to that point.

All indications are that autonomous driving systems, which do not speed or get distracted, will be safer than human drivers, who cause more than 1.5 million fatal accidents per year. Read more about how Waymo's taxis service reached 1 million rider-only miles in 2023.

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The disruption of transportation by robotaxis and Transport as a service (TaaS) is inevitable. These technologies are cheaper, more efficient and safer. 

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Published on: 12/07/23

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