The politics will get ugly as lobbyists for the auto and oil industries unsuccessfully try to stop the driverless car. They’ll get even uglier as the federal government deals with assuming huge pension obligations and other legacy costs associated with the auto industry
50 mind-blowing implications of driverless cars
Geoff Nesnow

That’s why I feel that driverless cars won’t go mainstream in the near future — too much political and legal pressure againts it.