Auto accidents occur in India at 74 times the rate they do in the U.S.
This little chart was buried in a Morgan Stanley research paper on the effects of autonomous cars on the economy (spoiler: the effects are quite large!). Everyone knows that developed countries do a better job than developing ones at preventing death attributable to poor sanitation or health care delivery. What’s perhaps more surprising is that they do a better job at auto safety too.
Hat-tip to Matt Philips. Click “Know More” to read about how driverless cars could greatly reduce accidents, among other benefits.
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