The age of autonomous vehicles (AVs) is upon us. Many governments are eager to see AVs go mainstream sooner rather than later, and certain automakers are accelerating the hype train. These futuristic cars are marketed as literal lifesavers, for they have the potential to dramatically curb traffic-related deaths, especially those caused by human error.
In countries like the United States with residents who like to sit behind the wheel a lot and fall victim to vehicular accidents mostly due to driver-related factors, the automotive experts at PolicyAdvice believe that AVs are a desperately needed solution for road safety.
However, AVs would live up to the hype only if they were equipped with a reliable braking system. Obviously, the brake is one of the first things that has to evolve to render any self-driving car roadworthy. So, is the global brake industry doing enough to make AVs more trustworthy? Let us find out.
Read the full article at The BRAKE Report