Driving Cars : Car Needs Little Or No Human Interaction Essay

823 Words Apr 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
Self-Driving Cars

A self-driving car is when the car needs little or no human interaction. With a self-driving car instead of having to drive for long hours you can just sit back and watch some Netflix or maybe read a book while the car does the work by using GPS and censers to tell where it and the other cars are on the road.
The first attempt at a self-driving car was in the 1950 's GM and RCA developed a automated highway using radio control for speed and steering. Magnets in the car followed a steel cable built in to the road and control towers had to manage all the traffic.
One of the safety things they talked about and may ad to the manual drive of the self-driving car is it can make the driver take a breathalyzer and detect if they drank to much to before they start driving this would be for people who have had a drinking problem or DUI in the past. The cars will be able to take control at anytime and get them home safely. Another good thing will be for companies to be able to make sure the employee only goes to where they are supposed too and does not make other stops on the way. Some other positive effects that a self-driving car would have are lower insurance prices, older people would no longer have to lose there license, and the disabled or handicapped could have and operate a car.
The bad side of a fully self-driving car is they will have to be hooked up to the network witch means they could get hacked and someone could send you and your car where ever they…

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