Solve for the Equilibrium: Self-Driving Car Edition

Self-driving cars in the UK will be unmarked, so that drivers won’t bully them:

Volvo is bringing its self-driving car pilot project to the UK in 2018. The automaker believes that other road users would bully the vehicles if they were labeled as autonomous, safe in the knowledge that the cars are programmed to obey road rules and won’t retaliate.

And this:

One of the survey’s participants said: “I’ll be overtaking all the time because they’ll be sticking to the rules.”

I guess this is better than the reverse situation.

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