Its finally happened! After millions of miles of incident-free motoring one of Google's driverless cars has been involved in an altercation with a bus! This will no doubt be a minor hiccup in the inevitable development of this technology which looks set to bring huge disruption to so many aspects of life in the near future. It also highlights the whole question of insurance. It will be fascinating to see how insurance tech innovators address the challenges and exploit the opportunities that this emerging technology brings.
One of Google’s driverless cars has been involved in an accident for the first time in a situation where human drivers rely on the normal social etiquette of the road to avoid scrapes, according to an accident report filed in California.