Work in progress…
Some aspects of a driverless future are difficult to quantify, but the benefits to our society will be immense.
ELIMINATION OF STRESS FROM COMMUTES
REDUCTION OF ALCOHOL AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE
ENVIRONMENT: 2.8 billions of gas saved due to elimination of traffic prevents 28 metric tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere (6% of all emissions). Source
RESURGENCE OF THE SUBURBS: A person could live 100 miles from their work, but arrive in 1 hour using a high-speed autonomous vehicle.