State Traffic Engineer Talks about Driverless Vehicles in North Carolina
It took 75 years for the automobile to go from 10 percent to 90 percent adoption by households in the United States, notes Kevin Lacy, North Carolina’s state traffic engineer. But the cellphone went from 10 percent to 90 percent in 14 years. and the smartphone made it in just three years. Once driver-less vehicles become available in the marketplace, how long will it take them to saturate the transportation environment?