by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Myth: Self driving vehicles will not work well in rain or snow.
Reality: Vehicles operate perfectly well in snow.
Some of my readers fabricate stories about why driverless cars will not work. Others make claims that are easily disputed by a simple check.
Let’s take a look at some reader comments and my replies. I do so in form of an article because it it tiring to reply to the same kinds of arguments over and over again in comments to posts.
Let’s also take a look beyond the 2022-2024 time frame. Issues like insurance, batteries, gasoline, and even car ownership come into play. How soon?