|"Van jumps curb"|
|"Vehicles crash into buildings"|
|"Abandoned car involved in shooting"|
|"Officer resigns after crashing into car"|
The topic is beginning to move from advocacy circles to journalism circles. From the Columbia Journalism Review:
|Columbia Journalism Review|
Reporters also tend to write about the car, and not the person behind it.... “In a way, journalists gave a kind of quasi-autonomy to cars long before autonomous vehicles existed,” Dudley says. The vehicle is responsible, not the motorist, in most news reports. “[It’s] framing traffic deaths as things that kind of happen, and not being skeptical about why it happened and who is responsible,” Dudley says.