Is Autopilot Safe?

Safety and Autopilot in Car Accidents | Sally Morin Law

Autonomous features are becoming common in new cars. “Autopilot” is a general term many automakers use for their automated or semi-automated vehicles with features like self-driving mode, auto braking, speed control, and lane control. Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. gained fame for both its autopilot innovations and its infamous self-driving car crashes. Tesla is just one […]

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Have You Seen Them? Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Testing in San Francisco

Uber Resumes Self-Driving Car Testing in San Francisco

Self-driving Ubers are back on the streets of San Francisco. So far, there are just two autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs and they operate only during daytime hours in a testing mode that doesn’t involve picking up passengers. Uber is reintroducing these so-called “driverless” vehicles, which actually have human pilots to override technology failures in the […]

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Don’t Let Advanced Car Safety Systems Cause Distracted Driving

Don't Let Advanced Car Safety Systems Cause Distracted Driving

There are dozens of new cars equipped with driver-safety systems, including Teslas, Cadillacs, BMWs, Porches, Audis, Nissans, Kias, and more. Some of these systems are more complex than others, with just a few rising to the level of so-called “driverless” technology. But even the most advanced systems don’t 100% guarantee your safety. In fact, safety […]

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Self-Driving Cars are Now a Reality in San Francisco

Self-Driving Cars are Now a Reality in San Francisco

The San Francisco Bay area is the world’s epicenter for driverless car technology. In the past 5 years, big companies like Google, Apple, Waymo, and Uber have made huge strides forward in designing self-driving vehicles, testing them right here on our streets. You’ve probably seen the news stories about these vehicles. Some stories have been […]

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