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.