Self Driving Cars Safety Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"94% of car accidents are due to human error, which self-driving cars aim to eliminate."

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"Autonomous vehicles have the potential to reduce accident-related fatalities by up to 90%."

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"Accidents per million miles driven for Waymo self-driving cars are 0.59, compared to the general U.S. rate of 2.98."

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"Tesla Autopilot results in a 40% reduction in car crashes compared to vehicles without the technology."

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"By 2035, self-driving cars have the potential to prevent 1.25 million traffic fatalities."

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"73% of Americans are afraid to ride in a self-driving vehicle."

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"Self-driving cars could lead to an 81% reduction in vehicle crashes in the U.S."

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"50% of consumers trust self-driving vehicles to increase road safety."

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"Self-driving vehicle testing in California recorded a 20% decrease in disengagements (human driver interventions) between 2019 and 2020."

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"Waymo’s autonomous vehicles had an annual average of only 0.036 disengagements per 1,000 miles driven in 2020."

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"Self-driving vehicles could lead to $447 billion in reduced spending on emergency services and vehicles by 2050."

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"On average, human drivers in the U.S. have one crash every 484,000 miles, while Waymo had one crash per 1.26 million miles."

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"About 58% of commercial motor vehicle sales will include semi-autonomous technology by 2030."

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"By 2050, autonomous vehicle technology can potentially save $234 billion in accident-related damages."

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"In 2020, 42 companies tested approximately 292 self-driving cars on Californian public roads."

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