Report: Trump “would never get in a self-driving car”

Enlarge / President Donald Trump, as seen on January 27, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. (credit: Pool Photo/Getty Images)
Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao, has worked hard to avoid placing regulatory barriers in the way of self-driving cars. But Chao’s boss is a driverless car skeptic, Axios reports.
One Axios source had a conversation with Trump in 2017 where he mentioned owning a Tesla with Autopilot technology. According to the source, Trump “was like, ‘Yeah that’s cool but I would never get in a self-driving car… I don’t trust some computer to drive me around.'”
On another occasion, Trump reportedly said, “Can you imagine, you’re sitting in the back seat and all of a sudden this car is zig-zagging around the corner and you can’t stop the f—ing thing?”
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