By David Mittleman

Earlier this year, the much-discussed Google self-driving car was involved in a personal injury accident. As it turns out, that was not an isolated incident. According to a study by the University of Michigan, self-driving vehicles have a higher crash rate than conventional vehicles.

Michigan Study Reports Crashes 5 Times More Likely

Even though the sample size of self-driving car collisions is infinitesimally small compared to conventional vehicles, the initial trends are worth noting. Out of about 50 self-driving cars, there have been 11 crashes. The injury rate is also higher than in conventional …read more