AI might be ready but are we?

In a time when technology seems to evolve on a daily basis, the Federal Highway Administration is looking to lay the groundwork on integrating artificial intelligence into the transportation network.

The report goes into great depth on the past, present and future of AI, and how emerging machine learning is expected to help create automated transportation systems…

The federal highways report adds that driverless vehicles are likely to be in use in the near term and automated drones in the “medium term.”

There appear to be significant barriers to self-driving cars. The occasional high-profile Tesla crashes attest to that.

But recent news coverage also points out obstacles for such high-tech transportation.

The Detroit Free Press reported that U.S. lawmakers are battling lawyers groups over how to handle the civil lawsuit side of things—who can they target when an automated car causes a crash?