Driverless Dilemma

When applying 'the trolley problem' to driverless vehicles it is often posed that the vehicle would be in such a position where it would need to either ram through pedestrians, or drive into a wall. It is assumed that either event was assuredly result in the fatality of the pedestrians or the driver (extreme assumption given the safety inside cars and the speed the car would need to hit the wall). People can fall into the trap of forgetting how astronomically unlikely it is that such a scenario would occur. How often do you hear about the man that ran over a group of people rather than sacrifice himself? What about the other way round?

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