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Editorial: Are driverless cars safe enough to be on the road? No one knows. That's a big problem

Driverless cars offer a future with fewer deaths on the roadways. Today, roughly nine out of 10 car crashes are caused by human error; autonomous vehicles, with their sensors, radars and undistractable computer-driven system, should be much safer. That is, they should be much safer eventually.

But they still have some glaring shortcomings, a point that was underlined in tragic fashion this week. On Sunday

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