Many technological advancements have been made in recent years, some of which have the potential to transform the way in which people go about daily life. For example, driverless cars have appeared, and these cars have even been involved in motor vehicle accidents. In one instance, a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a driverless car. Although these vehicles are not commonplace, they may become much more prevalent in the years ahead. If this happens, drivers and everyone else on the road (including those riding in driverless cars) will have new risks to watch out for.
Unfortunately, driverless cars may not always be able to avoid a crash. After all, technology can fail for various reasons, in the same way that human drivers can fail while behind the wheel. If you are struck by a driverless car while trying to cross the street, riding a bicycle or riding in another vehicle, you may pass away, or you may be left with devastating injuries. In the event that this occurs, it is pivotal to look into who is responsible for your suffering and consider which options you may have on the table. For example, filing a lawsuit may be essential.
Technology has a number of benefits, but it can also present various drawbacks which can increase the probability of a motor vehicle wreck. From distracted driving to drivers being given incorrect information while using their GPS, there are many different ways in which technology can be problematic on the roadways, and this is also true for driverless vehicles.