USF researchers shape policy for driverless vehicles

A self-driving car is the future reality  that USF’s Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) envisions with its new Automated Vehicle Institute. 
Stephen Reich, the transportation finance and management program director for CUTR, said the group faces challenges on the road ahead. 
As progress toward creating the technology ensues, there are more questions than answers, he said.
“If one crashes, who’s to blame?” he said. “The car manufacturer? The driver? The road owner?”