Phil Koopman: Self-Driving Cars Safety Tips: Accident Prevention

Phil Koopman: Self-Driving Cars Safety Tips: Accident Prevention


One of the things you can do that I know
some folks are doing is you can drive the car around in simulation for many
many miles. And if you do that, that’s good, but you have to ask some questions,
such as “was the simulation actually accurate?” And so if we’re looking at an
accident, you have to ask, “Gee, was that accident something that wasn’t in the
simulations?” And if it wasn’t, is it the kind of thing that should have been, or
is it truly a once in in forever kind of thing that you’ll just never see again?