Will Brooklyn's New Autonomous Cars 'Turn Us Back To The 1950s'?

"According to Bryant Walker Smith, a law professor at the University of South Carolina whose research focuses on autonomous vehicles, a wide gulf between self-driving service promised and service offered is commonplace in the autonomous vehicle industry.

"So often the headline is 'Driverless Cars Now in X,' but the reality tends to much more limited," he said. "If someone is in the vehicle supervising, it's not a driverless vehicle—it's an expensive bus, or a really expensive golf cart.""