Panel: How safe is the autonomous vehicle?

September 8, 2021 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

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Jennifer A. Dukarski
Kevin Roberts
Andrew Whydell
Chris Helsel

Keynote & Moderator:


Around 1.2 million people are lost each year in road traffic accidents and more than 90% of these fatalities are caused by human error. Autonomous vehicles are often touted as a remedy, but recent high-profile accidents have cast a shadow over their future.

  • What is the current status of autonomous vehicle safety?
  • Do consumers trust autonomous vehicles?
  • Should autonomous vehicles be tested to perfection before being deployed on a mass scale?
  • What role should policymakers play in the evolution of autonomous vehicle safety?
  • How is the insurance industry preparing for mass deployment of autonomous vehicles?