Roboticist Helen Greiner, founder and chief executive of CyPhy Works, and policy shaper David Strickland, counsel for the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, draw a roadmap for autonomous vehicles. (Washington Post Live)

David Strickland, counsel for the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets, spoke at The Post’s 2016 Transformers live journalism event May 18 in Washington, D.C. Learn more here.

“There have been a number of polls that have asked people, coldly, with no usage or ability to touch or feel the technology, ‘Would you be interested in purchasing or riding in a self-driving car?’ The majority of people are like, ‘I’m not.’

My concern is how do we get an ability to proselytize and show the benefits of this technology to a broad group of people in a timely fashion so that we can have that deployment, those benefits and that ramp up.”

David Strickland
Counsel
Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets

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