ONE STEP AHEAD—Dan Peate is the founder and CEO of Avinew, a Westlake insurance company that is developing policies for autonomous-driving cars. Courtesy photo
Science fiction has been selling the story of self-driving cars for decades. Hop in, type your destination into an onboard computer, and sit back and watch the world go by.
Self-driving vehicles with semi-autonomous capability are, in fact, on the road today.
While the fully computerized car is still a ways off, manufacturers are...