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Is it acceptable to say self driving cars will crash into people?

No, not in my opinion.
To make an omelet, you have to crack a few eggs. Except in this case, the result isn’t a delicious breakfast — we’re talking about self-driving cars crashing into people and the spaces they occupy. That’ll likely happen for a while as we work towards a future in which autonomous vehicles are safer than human drivers, and accidents no longer occur.
This is the argument of Mark Rosekind, a former administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration during the Obama Administration.
See link.
https://futurism.com/autonomous-cars-kill-save-lives/

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While I think I'd be foolish in thinking that AVs will ever be foolproof, I don't think the public should be used as guinea pigs.
AVs aren't ready to hit the open road yet, and I think their manufacturers know that.
They're weighing the issue on a potential profit scale. Corporations are notorious for playing fast and loose regarding public health and safety.
In my opinion, AVs need to go back to the test courses where the people involved are paid or volunteers.
They'll be ready for prime time before long, but not today.

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