With the launch of first self-driving car pilot program in Canada proved that it supports innovation in the transportation sector.
The first automated vehicle pilot program in Canada, led by The University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and BlackBerry QNX. But it still has a long way to go to catch up to competitors, according to a Canadian industry association promoting automotive innovation.
Three automated vehicles are to be tested beginning today in a development that could lead to fully self-driving cars.
Will self-driving vehicles be safer?
Kirk points out that 93 per cent of traffic collisions involve human error and predicts as many as 80 per cent of accidents could be eliminated with self-driving cars.