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. . . tomorrow, the self drive car will lower that to between 1/10th and 1/24th of that number. Yet we still persist with the inane "how many angles can dance on the head of a pin" arguments over the Trolley Problem. The number of fatalities from this problem will be vanishingly small, perhaps zero, yet the fretting, the worrying, the whinging is constant.
Worry about the big number - 35,000 dead each year, not the near zero number. That can be addressed later, much later.