The Critical Principle For Autonomous Vehicles: A Framework That Is Fully Open

By Noam Copel — CEO and CoFounder, DAV

Autonomous vehicle technology is seeing continuing advances that promise an era in which transportation is affordable, widely-accessible, emissions-free, and will benefit from a dramatically reduced number of traffic fatalities. But this near-perfection isn’t guaranteed. Some first movers in this space believe that the best approach for self-driving cars is to set and enforce rules based on a centralized command-and-control paradigm. This top-down faction fired the first salvo last week.