When computers take the wheel, the emotive aspect of driving will change significantly.
This is just one example of how being 'different' can lead to being treated differently.
Australia has had an 80% increase in cyclist deaths in 2017-18. With drivers at fault in most collisions, their attitude and behaviour should be the main targets for change.
Autonomous cars need to learn how to drive just like people do: with real-world practice on public roads. It's key to safety, and to public confidence in the new technologies.
A lecturer in transport engineering weighs in on one of the greatest debates of our time.
The biggest ethical challenges for self-driving cars arise in mundane situations, not when crashes are unavoidable.