Driverless cars still need to ‘learn’ how to drive on our roads, especially at busy junctions.
We should all learn from mistakes. Driverless cars must do the same when it comes to any accidents they've been involved in on our roads, no matter who was to blame.
Are we losing our skills as we hand more tasks to automated systems?
Machines are taking over many human tasks but what happens when something goes wrong? Would humans still have the skills to react and prevent a tragedy?
Queensland Emergency service personnel are seen at the Thunder River Rapids ride at Dreamworld.
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Investigations into the tragic accident which left four people dead at an amusement park could lead to changes in the safety regulations.
Passengers stand on the wings of a US Airways Flight 1549 after it landed in the Hudson River, New York, January 15, 2009.
The movie Sully, out today, tells the story of Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger who landed an Airbus A320-214 in New York's Hudson River. To accident experts, this was no crash landing.
Is a hands off approach the right way to go when it comes to automation?
More tasks are being given over to automation, from autopilots in transport to medical diagnosis. But humans are a poor backup for automation, especially when the automation goes wrong.
Air accident investigations are meticulous, thorough, and are the reason air travel is as safe as it is.
So much data is collected from horse racing that could be used to prevent accidents.
It's a year since the tragic death of two Australian jockeys and the sport has claimed two more lives since then. So what is being done to imprve safety in horse racing?